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Administrative Assistant

Washington State University


# Position Details
## Summary of Duties
This position is responsible for providing administrative and staff support duties for the School of Design and Construction (SDC) under the direction of the Administrative Manager. Duties include internal and external activities, special project coordination and administrative support. This position will also provide project management support to the team to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.
This position supports the Director with professional level assignments and coordinates work with other areas; establishes and maintains schedules and priorities; prepares correspondence, reports, travel itineraries etc. Reviews and researches operating procedures and problems and develops solutions and/or recommendations.
This position has delegated authority to act in the absence of the Administrative Manager in areas of substance.
## Additional Information
View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
# Position Qualifications
## Required Qualifications
One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or closely allied field and two years of responsible office experience at the senior clerical level or higher.
Clerical or office work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Graduate study may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.
## Additional Requirements
* Experience with fiscal documents and financial records.
* Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including command of English language.
* Two years of customer service/providing reception at a busy office.
## Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of WSU policies, procedures, and software.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.
*Employee Type:* CS-Classified Staff
*University Title:* Administrative Assistant 2
*Working Title:* Administrative Assistant
*College/Area:* Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
*Department Link:* School of Design and Construction
*Position Number:* 116950
*Work Location:* Pullman
*This position is in a Bargaining Unit:* No
*Appointment Status:* Permanent
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 100%
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* $2,535
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Posting Number:* 20133616P
*Open Date:* 08/10/2017
*Close Date:* 08/16/2017
*Department:* School of Design and Construction

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