GENERAL SUMMARY:

The position of Administrative Assistant will serve as front-line support for faculty, staff, and students. Duties include entering and tracking work order requests in our helpdesk system, answering the helpdesk phone and providing basic technical support, data entry, inventory management, and processing of invoices and other paperwork.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

40% -General clerical duties

20% -Phone and front-line technical support for faculty, staff, and students              

20% -User account maintenance 

10% -Maintain adequate documentation according to departmental guidelines        
10% -Learning management system support                                                                              

 

MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

Associate degree in related field or comparable work experience.  Strong interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task and manage basic office tasks, detailed-oriented, proficient working in Microsoft Word and Excel.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to and without assistance: Walk forward, backward and side to side, crawl, jump, sit, kneel, climb and descend stairs and ladders, open and close doors, have full motor skills in both arms, hands and all fingers and thumbs. 

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently life and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to speak in a clear and loud voice

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

Ability to operate general office equipment

Basic keyboarding skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work without supervision

Familiarity with iOS devices 

OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES:

Occasional weekend or after-hours work required.  Supports the work and efforts of colleagues in achieving the institutional mission and vision.

Contributes creatively and helpfully to setting and meeting departmental and institutional goals.

Seeks innovative, cost-effective solutions to departmental challenges.

 

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources.  Applications and instructions are located on the website at www.centralmethodist.edu.  

CMU Employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole.  They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented.  Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of CMU.   Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.