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  • Academic Administrative Assistant, Pauley Science center

    Hampden-Sydney College
    Job Description
    Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for the position of Academic Administrative Assistant, Pauley Science Center. Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty, this position provides administrative support for the faculty in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Math and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology as well as for the Health Sciences Committee. Opening in the fall of 2022, the Pauley Science Center is a state-of-the-art science facility that includes classrooms, laboratories, equipment, and interactive spaces to support first-class teaching, research, and scholarly activity.

    Responsibilities: uses Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Canvas, and Canva for word processing, editing, and database management; prepares correspondence for mailings and faculty course material. Hands out and collects student exams as necessary, assists with work for committees and honor fraternities, coordinates professional travel arrangements and faculty searches. Manages credit card statement reporting. Serves as a source of campus information to faculty, staff, students, and campus guests and preserves a neat and orderly appearance of building displays, brochures, periodicals, etc. in areas viewed by the public. Maintains schedule of Pauley Science Center room usage and assists in labs as requested by faculty or lab technicians. Maintains indoor plants and provides back up to feeding/watering animals in the vivarium. Maintains equipment-related documentation for warranty and service history. Manages building copy room and supply area, lighting and facility-related functionality of the building. Assists in organizing set-up and dispersal of refreshments for student-related events. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: High school diploma or general education (GED), and 1-3 years previous experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience. This administrative assistant must have strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills and tact, ability to build relationships with constituents, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. This qualified individual must be a proactive team player who upholds problem-solving and strong decision-making capability.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply at our website http://www.hsc.edu/human-resources/job-openings. Interested applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and portfolio with their application. You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.

    Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.
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