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.  

Qualifications

  • 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 isabellaj2@southernct.edu.  For best consideration, materials should be received by February 21. The position will remain open until filled.