Senior Staff Assistant 5453BR College of Art and Design CAD Dean's Office
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Department/College Description THE DEPARTMENTS: The internationally-recognized School of Film and Animation (SOFA) currently has one full-time Sr. Staff Assistant and offers BFA and MFA degrees in film production with emphasis in either Animation or Live-Action as well as a BS degree in Motion Picture Science. SOFA provides a creative community where students have the opportunity to discover their unique talents and expressive potential, while at the same time developing the skills needed to fulfill any creative or technical role in the film and animation industry. SOFA enrollment is typically 350 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. https://www.rit.edu/artdesign/school-film-and-animation.
The Dean's Office has a full-time Senior Staff Assistant whom you will assist in providing support to the associate deans, assistant dean, administrative assistant II, marketing communications director, director of operations, gallery director, and CAD Finance.
THE COLLEGE RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect. The College proudly employs 139 faculty in five schools (art, crafts, design, film and animation, and photography) and 72 staff members, including those working in the Image Permanence Institute (IPI). The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,600 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description The College of Art and Design is seeking qualified candidates to apply for a full-time Sr. Staff Assistant position, evenly splitting their time and work locations between the Dean's Office and the School of Film and Animation (SOFA). The Sr. Staff Assistant will report to both the assistant dean of administrative services and the School of Film and Animation school director. While working in the School of Film and Animation, the Sr. Staff Assistant will provide administrative support to the school director, faculty, enrolled and prospective students and their families, and alumni. While working in the Dean's Office, the Sr. Staff Assistant will assist visitors to the Dean's Office, as well as provide administrative support to several individuals working for the Dean.
All new hire related tasks for adjunct faculty; onboarding new permanent faculty; coordinating access to restricted areas; maintaining employee files
SOFA Students - Assisting student groups with requests for supplies/reimbursements
Student Employees - SOFA and Dean's Office
Interviewing, hiring (also for Marketing Communications Dept.), scheduling, training, and bi-weekly Kronos timecard maintenance and sign-off
Student Employment Office hire/change/termination paperwork for undergraduate and graduate student employees and faculty classroom assistants?
Managing and reconciling monthly pro card purchases (Dean's Office and Marketing Communications Dept.)
Travel Expense Reports account reconciling for associate deans and National Portfolio Day events for Marketing Communications Dept.
Entering faculty and staff job search requests and updating candidate status
Issuing staff and permanent faculty offer letters
Issuing paperwork needed for Human Resources and Payroll
Guest Services - assisting visitors to the office and answering questions
Required Minimum Qualifications
Earned associates degree
3 years administrative office work experience
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
Exceptional English-language communication skills: reading, writing, and verbal (in-person/telephone)
Excellent organizational and customer service skills, strong attention to detail, and comfortable working in a team environment.
complete tasks efficiently while handling frequent interruptions
successfully work independently, as part of a team, and in a fast-paced environment
adhere to an established work schedule, take instruction, and efficiently delegate tasks to student employees
Experience handling confidential information and adhering to protocols and policies
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a quick-learner
Administrative work experience in a higher education environment
Proficient working with software for: time card management, budget reporting, job posting/hiring, event management scheduling, and/or student record management
Budget reconciliation experience
Proficient in American Sign Language (ASL)
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Please submit your online application and upload:
Your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications
Your current resume
The name, title, company, email address, and phone number for three professional references
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
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