Provide administrative support in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Serve as a liaison between the office and the campus community. Assist the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the day-to-day operation of the office.
Essential Job Functions:
Appreciation of and experience working with a diverse community, inclusive of students, staff and faculty of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
Primary support staff for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Receptionist duties include greeting and assisting visitors, answering phone and email.
Administrative duties include proofing, typing, excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; digitizing office files and correspondence; building and maintaining Excel spreadsheets; using paperless systems/cloud environments.
Maintain calendar for the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; schedule meetings as required; make travel arrangements.
Maintain Office of Diversity and Inclusion budget including expense vouchers, purchase orders and check requests.
Office management duties include ordering office supplies and refreshments, serving as contact person for spaces in the building.
Event planning duties include assisting with coordination of Office of Diversity and Inclusion events; making reservations, booking spaces, ordering catering, sending invitations and announcements, organizing related details.
Supervise student workers in consultation with the Director of Diversity and Inclusion Education.
Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
Contribute to the overall success of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
High school diploma required. Related advanced degree desirable.
Prior experience in administrative role needed.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Exemplary planning and time management skills.
Ability to accommodate multiple projects from various sources.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience working in diverse and inclusive environments.
Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20lbs.
Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission. The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Corsortium: www.greaterkyherc.org. The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of c...olleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representative include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.
Centre College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For more information about Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.