Temporary Administrative Assistant

Northwestern University Evanston , IL 60201

Posted 5 months ago


Salary/Grade: TMP/01

Position: Temporary Administrative Assistant

Hours: This is a part-time position (22.5 hours per week/ Monday- Thursday - Friday)

Pay: $23 per hour

Campus: Evanston

Approximate start date: June 10, 2019

Approximate end date: August 30, 2019

Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Part-time Administrative Assistant for the Evanston campus.

Temporary Job Description:

The temporary Administrative Assistant working in a highly confidential and information sensitive environment under limited direction and supervision, provides administrative support for the Vice President of Student Affairs (VP). Areas of responsibility include office management, scheduling, coordinating purchasing, workflow/project tracking, and general communications and correspondence. The successful candidate will demonstrate professionalism, timeliness, responsibility, accuracy, discretion, flexibility, collaboration, and excellent customer service skills. Daily responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of the office. Completes activities without direction, consulting with supervisor in regard to new or unusual circumstances. Independently coordinates work with others, resolves most conflicts or determines best course of action and follow-up. Receives and reviews incoming requests and correspondence, determine significance, responds directly or determines appropriate distribution.

Qualifications Required:

  • A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Strong writing skills.

  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Diligent and can work independently.

  • Experience working with confidential information.

  • Professionalism.

  • Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment.

Software Required:

  • MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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