Current Openings, Human Resources | Earlham College Skip to Content

Current Openings

Administrative Assistant II — Graduate Programs in Education

July 25, 2017


Earlham College invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant II in the Graduate Programs in Education. This is a part-time, hourly staff position — 20 hours per week up to 25 hours per week with some flexibility desired, reduced hours in December, June and July — with no benefits. The pay level is 6 with a starting rate of $11.71 per hour, with an increase to $11.86 per hour upon successful completion of 90-day introductory period.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the faculty members of the Graduate Programs in Education and coordinate schedules of departmental personnel and courses including M.A.T. recruiting support.
  • Maintain and update data for accreditation and teacher licensing purposes
  • Provide receptionist and secretarial duties: answer and direct questions from students, parents, faculty, staff and other campus guests via phone, email and in person. Order supplies and specialty equipment.
  • Maintain financial records and files (invoices, purchase orders, credit card purchases, check warrants and petty cash).
  • Help coordinate and prepare unit plans, course schedules, budgets and other documentation as needed.
  • Reformat, create and proofread documents, curriculum materials, equipment manuals, letters, grant applications, newsletters, etc.
  • Make photocopies and scan documents.
  • Perform basic updates to material published on the Internet for departments and professors, including Web pages, Moodle, and portal as needed.
  • Order textbooks and examination copies and attain copyright privileges.
  • Organize travel, lodging, registration, meetings etc., for faculty and students attending conferences and for visitors to campus.
  • Organize departmental gatherings, retirement gatherings and faculty searches.
  • Take initiative and design new routines and materials that support the ongoing work of the administrative faculty.
  • In general, help maintain a professional and friendly atmosphere.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by faculty supervisors.
  • Assist department in maintaining the calendar of events and tasks throughout the year.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED certification is required.
  • An associate’s degree is preferred or one to two years experience working in a post-secondary academic environment.
  • Computer training in Microsoft Office applications, Excel and ability to learn other computer software programs; facility with basic HTML for Web pages, and email.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, ability to multitask: handling several responsibilities at one time with potentially conflicting deadlines.
  • Must be able to work with people from around the world, including those with limited skills in English.
  • Ability to handle cash.
  • Excellent phone etiquette as well as oral and written communication skills, and ability to maintain a humane and friendly atmosphere.

Application Instructions

Qualified employees wishing to be considered among the applicants for this position should notify their supervisors and the Human Resources Office promptly. Any other potential applicants, whether or not they are College employees, should be referred to the Human Resources Office. All applicants should send a signed application form and/or resume to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone:  765-983-1393

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Form for Hourly Staff Positions

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

E-Verify _Logo

Print Friendly and PDF