University Assistant – Honors College Office

(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 Honors College.  

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist with general administrative duties in the Honors College office.
  • Assist with front desk coverage and answering questions from students, faculty, and staff through phone calls, email and walk-in inquiries.
  • Assist with organizing meeting dates, rooms and/or remote meeting links. Take minutes at Honors Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Assist with planning for student related activities and recruitment/admission events.
  • Assist with maintaining student, recruitment and scholarship databases.
  • Assist with processing of various forms such as lecturer appointment forms, honorariums, personal service agreements, purchase requisitions, vouchers, travel authorizations, etc.
  • Assist the Faculty Director with overseeing and generating content for social media platforms and the Honors College website.
  • Assist with handling expense reports.
  • Assist with ordering supplies and equipment and handling work orders for the office.
  • Assist the Director in performing special projects and other related duties as required.  


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer and technical expertise at a mastery level.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working 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 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 February 21. The position will remain open until filled.