Business Title: Secretary Senior Location: Washington State University
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
Position Details: Job Description Summary of Duties:
The Secretary Senior position is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Department of Psychology Chair and performing complex secretarial duties in support of the Department of Psychology's faculty, staff and students. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to: coordinating faculty and staff annual reviews, faculty third-year, tenure and promotion reviews; coordinating faculty and staff searches; maintaining office record keeping, or filing system(s); developing travel itineraries; developing, modifying, and/or maintain data bases; providing assistance in preparing class materials; establishing office procedures, standards, priorities, and deadlines; and coordinating office operations. The position serves as the first point of contact for the department and has frequent contact with students, staff, and the public.
High school graduation or equivalent, AND two years of increasingly responsible office experience requiring keyboarding or typing; OR equivalent education/experience.
Demonstrated experience providing complex administrative or secretarial support for an individual or group of individuals.
Experience handling a multi-line telephone.
Strong computer skills including data bases and web page maintenance.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office software, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and TEAMS.
Ability to schedule Zoom meetings.
Demonstrated ability to adapt and be flexible in changing environment.
Demonstrated willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges.
Recent demonstrated knowledge and understanding of WSU policies and procedures.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must complete online application and include a resume and a cover letter that describes how applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled): January 25, 2021 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.