Associates Degree in related field. Four years relevant administrative assistant experience or experience in a related field. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs complex administrative associate duties for Smith-Hutson Scholars, Sam Houston ELITE, and other future student-centered support and enrichment programs.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs complex administrative duties, including appointment scheduling and recording of minutes of departmental meetings. Assists in preparation of operational policies, personnel processing, event planning and support, purchasing, and departmental budgets. Assists program managers in creating, planning, and executing new outreach events to attract quality applicants. Organizes and prioritizes tasks pertaining to recruitment of and applications from potential student participants. Interprets policies and explains procedures relating to activities performed in the Office of the Provost. Prepares reports and maintains adequate records in order to monitor academic progress of student participants. Creates, revises, and distributes routine and special documents and correspondence to departments both internal and external to the SHSU campus. Provides limited assistance to student participants when completing university forms and following university procedures (such as financial aid, fee statements, obtaining unofficial transcripts, etc.) Serves as both an internal and external resource when communicating the benefits and value of office programs. Plans, schedules, and supervises work of student employees. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24656
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.