PT Department Assistant for Education Department

Posted: 9-3-2020

Type: Part-time, Hourly

Department: Education Department

Location: Lancaster, PA


This position exists to provide administrative support and organizational assistance to the Education Department. This position is part time.

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in administrative support
  • Prefer 5 years’ experience in administrative support
  • Demonstrated experience in a professional, multitask environment
  • Some experience in a non-profit higher education environment is a plus
  • Ability to connect with and relate to local and regional ministry leaders.

Candidates will need to possess the following skills:

  • Computer proficiency required in Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
  • Prefer experience in database and learning management systems
  • Typing skills 55 wpm
  • Office machinery operations
  • Multi-line phone experience
  • Strong editing and proofing skills
  • Self-starter, detailed-oriented, efficient, team player, and able to handle confidential matters
  • Attention to long range and short range plans
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic departmental budgeting and administration
  • Problem-solving and flexibility

Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Greet students and guests
  • Maintain organized filing systems for courses and resources
  • Schedule and maintain appointment calendars and tasks in Outlook or other project management software
  • Assist Department Chair, Program Coordinators, Professors and Adjuncts to fulfill their job tasks
  • Participation in departmental meetings which includes taking and typing minutes
  • Handle all departmental phone calls and walk-in visitors pleasantly and courteously, being always approachable
  • Represent the department in a positive and approachable manner
  • Schedule academic advising meetings for students
  • Maintain current student’s academic records
  • Maintain a clean, organized work environment in the suite
  • Assist students in laminating projects and troubleshooting in the Teacher Center
  • Coordinate and follow through with new Adjunct interviews and checklists and maintain records
  • Assist Certification Officer in data collection and reports
  • Assist faculty and Field Placement Coordinator in arranging field placements for students
  • Participate in Department Assistant meetings and duties

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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