2014 - 029 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II

Job # 2014-029 (042805)
Job Type Classified
Department School of Global Journalism and Communication
Class Code 2572
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Pay Range 09
Posting Date May 20, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled

 

 

Department:  School of Global Journalism and Communication

Duties:   Provides complex administrative and clerical support to the Office of the Dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC); prepares documents, charts, forms and other materials using automated equipment and software; responds to inquiries from the public; maintains and organizes files; handles travel arrangements for the Dean; contacts vendors who provide equipment, supplies and services for SGJC; screens and directs telephone calls and visitors; orders and maintains supplies; exercises independent judgment and initiative; researches, analyses, and summarizes information; supervises the work activity of work study students; ensures confidentiality of information; processes contracts for full-time and adjunct faculty and contractual employees; attends meetings;  provides guidance and instruction to office support staff; and performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED.  Three (3) years of office experience providing administrative support, including the production of documents using automated equipment and software applications.  Demonstrated ability to type at least 50 wpm.

Note:  Applicants may be required to complete the institution's required skills assessment to be considered.  Some positions require specific skills such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, email, calendaring software, and internet proficiency.

Requirements:     Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment; knowledge of business English; knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite; skill in operating manual and automated office equipment; skill in maintaining clerical records; ability to work and think clearly under pressure; ability to maintain a professional demeanor; ability to understand and follow instructions; ability to interact with the public, employees, and students in a courteous and efficient manner; ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute multiple and continuing assignments with only general instructions; ability to communicate effectively.

To Apply:    Send letter of interest indicating Job #2014-029, and your salary requirements along with the MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA

NOTE: THE DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS  SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW