The Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences is reimagining traditional arts and sciences education in ways that prepare our students for success in an ever-changing, complex world. The College is the most comprehensive of Northwestern’s 12 schools, offering 47 majors to approximately 4,300 undergraduate students. Our goal is to develop in students a Northwestern Mindset – a flexible, adaptable view of the world that seeks to understand the pressing issues of today and transform them into the promising new opportunities of tomorrow. Staff who work in the College think creatively, work collaboratively, and are dedicated to building a strong community.
The hallmark of our distinctive educational model is diversity in all of its manifestations. We are committed to maintaining and enhancing the breadth and depth of our course offerings and to ensuring the intellectual and experiential diversity of our faculty and students. In short, we believe that diversity is an essential value that lies at the heart of our community and one that needs to be actively encouraged and pursued.
Provides a variety of clerical & administrative support which may include drafting & typing letters, reports, charts, graphs, etc. using word processing, spreadsheet, database, &/or presentation software; basic bookkeeping; screening calls & visitors; preparing agendas & making arrangements including travel, etc. for meetings & special events; &/or managing supervisor's &/or dept calendar.
Documents & Databases
Proofs for spelling & grammar.
Enters information into spreadsheets &/or databases.
Compiles routine reports, statistics, tables, charts, etc. from readily available information.
Coordinates content maintenance of websites &/or blogs.
Assists with reconciliation of accounts.
Coordinates supervisor's &/or dept calendar.
Coordinates registration & travel.
Coordinates events which may include scheduling rooms &/or guest speaker & arranging for routine materials, technology & refreshments.
Coordinates premiere Nemmer’s Prize award, implemented on a 2-year cycle and includes coordinating on/off campus events, coordination of ad creation and placements and supporting prize award banquet recipient needs.
Provides information via phone, e-mail, mail, etc.
Advises students of major/minor requirements.
Reviews student files/records for academic progress & referral.
Applies knowledge of federal & state regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma or its equivalent along with 2 years of administrative support experience is required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs is required.
Educational background or interest in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Experience with editing or maintenance of website content
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Knowledge of one or more CMS tools – certification in Cascade a plus
Strong customer service attitude, skilled in working with diverse audiences
Ability to prioritize effectively
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37293
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.