Department: Alumni Relations
An outstanding full time position for an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide support services to the Office of Alumni Relations at Berea College is currently under recruitment.
Responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include the following: supports the departmental budget, by fulfilling check requests, reviewing expense reports, completing all required reporting, and keeping staff abreast of new financial policies and procedures; coordinates the student labor program including assignment of work and reporting of time; provides support for projects/functions of the Alumni Director, including organizing meetings and managing calendar; facilitates communication of information with internal and external stakeholders; provides administrative support for special events and programs such as reunions and regional club program; under the direction of unit leadership (Director of Alumni) provides administrative support to the Alumni Executive Council; serves as point person for office, computer and building issues; maintains, updates, and orders annual awards, recognition gifts, and office plaques; provides updates of alumni information in Banner as needed, as well as, compiles, composes and edits Class Notes section of the Berea College magazine.
The successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: Associate’s Degree required; B.A. or B.S. preferred; three or more years of successful secretarial experience in a professional office setting where responsibilities included data entry, word processing, spreadsheets, managing correspondence, filing and bookkeeping/accounting; computer competency using Microsoft Word and Excel, Banner experience preferred; ability to maintain high level of confidentiality; ability to manage, prioritize and take responsibility for several projects at a time, working well under pressure to meet deadlines; must be organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrate ability to work both independently and as a part of a team; must have professional manner in working with alumni, students, staff and faculty and enjoy supervising/mentoring students.
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Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by obtaining and submitting an Application to Join the College Staff (available through People Services, Suite 100, Fairchild Hall on the campus, on line at www.berea.edu/hr or by contacting the People Services Department at 859-985-3070 or 985-3050) to People Services, Berea College, CPO 2189, Berea, KY 40404.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all peoples of the earth to learn and work here. Employment decisions are based on training, education and experience related to the requirements of the job. All applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.