The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to enhance the effectiveness of the College of Pharmacy, by supporting its mission and goals. This is accomplished by ensuring the day to day activities required to allow the College to function and meet its goals are completed and communicated in a timely and professional manner. This is a temporary position at an hourly rate of $17/hr.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities; or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.1. Excellent computer skills in order to use standard office software tools, and the ability to learn new tools required of the position.2. Requires the ability to speak in front of a class of 120 to 160 students in order to provide clear directions and information related to class procedures as needed.2. Must have the ability to compose and/or proofread text/correspondence.3. Strong math skills.4. Must be able to communicate effectively with all members of the Western University of Health Sciences community in writing and verbally.
Education: Candidates holding an Associate’s or bachelor’s degree are preferred.High School Diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.Experience: 6 months to 1 year of secretarial or administrative assistant experience.
Candidates with the following experience or training are preferred:1. Having an earned Associate or Bachelors Degree in Education, English or Communications.2. Experience working at an academic institution.3. Experience working with students.List comments regarding work hours:
Monday to Friday 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.Infrequent evening and weekend hours are required as needed.