Job Details

Administrative Assistant for Student Success

Warner Pacific University, Portland, Oregon

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 05/01/2019

Warner Pacific University’s Mission: Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary Description: The Administrative Assistant for Student Success is a part-time (10 hours per week) position reporting to the Associate Dean of Students. This role is responsible for routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files.

Essential Functions:
Be present in the office on a daily basis unless arrangements are made with the employee’s direct supervisor.
Clerical knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as Windows, Excel, Outlook, managing files and records, transcription, and other office procedures.
Knowledge of the structure and content of grammatical conventions, including the meaning and spelling of words; and rules of composition.
Customer Service knowledge of principles for providing customer and personal services. This includes meeting quality standards for services.
Contributes to the support and implementation of the University Strategic Plan.
Participates in Warner Pacific University professional development opportunities.
Adheres to University policies and procedures.
Demonstrates commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the University and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
Exhibits commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Approachably professional.
Strong time management, office management skills and Typing Skills.
A facilitator of order and organization.
Expertise working with Excel and other software programs.
Self-motivation and solution-focused.
Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate Degree in Office Management or applicable coursework in this area.

Physical Demands – Work Environment:
The position is located in a typical office environment. Professional/business casual attire is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Warner Pacific provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status and any other status protected by laws and regulations to which Warner Pacific is subject. All employment decisions, including hiring, promotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, and terminations are made in a manner that does not discriminate against individuals in the categories discussed above. Because Warner Pacific is a Christian liberal arts University, the University exercises its legal right to hire Christian employees to fulfill its mission and purpose.

Commitment to Diversity:
Warner Pacific University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. Inquiries are encouraged from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Warner Pacific University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We, therefore, encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

To Apply: In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at www.warnerpacific.edu/jobs. Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application, and submit the following:

1. Resume
2. Cover letter with names/contact information for three professional references

Complete details: https://warnerpacific.catsone.com/careers/1611-General/jobs/12070714-Administrative-Assistant-for-Student-Success