Administrative Assistant II - Henson School

Salisbury University - Salisbury, MD (30+ days ago)4.1

Administrative Assistant II – Henson School Dean’s Office
Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant II – Henson School Dean’s Office.
Primary Job Duties: Provide bookkeeping and complex administrative support to the Office of the Dean for the Henson School of Science and Technology. Work requires application of policies and procedures, ability to maintain confidentiality, and the use of discretion and tact.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 3 years’ experience providing administrative support. Proficient in MicroSoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of bookkeeping experience.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: General knowledge of bookkeeping practices and software used in accounting or budget work. Skill in performing mathematical computations and creating MS Excel formulas. Ability to examine and ensure accuracy of budgetary transactions. General knowledge of and skill in the practical application of generally accepted office practices and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Skill in various computer software packages, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation programs, Internet, email and calendaring software. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to interact effectively with internal and external parties in a courteous and efficient manner. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute multiple and continuing assignments with general instructions.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Starting salary is $35,728 annually, which is approximately $17.13 per hour.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a complete work history, cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications received by May 24, 2018 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
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Applications received by May 24, 2018 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.