University Assistant - Academic Affairs

(This is a temporary, part-time position, which may be renewed at the discretion of the University.)
Southern Connecticut State University is seeking an energetic and self-motivated University Assistant to provide support to the Office of Academic Affairs.  
Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with general administrative duties in the Office of the Provost/Academic Affairs.
  • Assist with the review and data entry of faculty/staff travel forms for tracking purposes.
  • Assist with event planning duties.
  • Assist with processing of various forms such as honorariums, personal service agreements, purchase requisitions, vouchers, etc. 
  • Assist with making travel arrangements and handling expense reports.
  • Assist with ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with handling work orders for the office.
  • Assist with file management. 
  • Assist with troubleshooting of matters related to above-mentioned tasks.
  • Assist with front desk coverage and answering questions from students, faculty, and staff.
  • Perform special projects and other related duties as required.  


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Computer and technical expertise at a mastery level.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Acrobat.
  • A combination of training and experience in a professionally oriented office setting for a period of at least 2 years.
  • An Associate’s degree or higher (preferred).
  • Work experience in an executive office and/or university setting (preferred).

Some of these qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternative experience.  The hourly rate for this position is $20 - $25 an hour (maximum 19 hours per week).
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter of interest, and contact information of three (3) professional references to Jacqueline Isabella at  For best consideration, materials should be received by Friday, February 11, 2022.  The position will remain open until filled.