Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
The College of Health Professions is seeking a part-time Administrativer Assistant I. Under general supervision, provides moderately complex administrative support to the College of Health Professions' Dean’s Office. Oversees multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment, serving as first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Screens telephone calls and visitors. Independently handles routine matters and forwards to appropriate parties. Provides administrative support including sorting mail, processing printing requests, and assisting with basic technology. Prepares background and support materials upon instruction when needed; edits, formats and revises a variety of documents and materials created by others, including mailing and preparation support. Provides support for events and outreach upon request and as needed. May attend meetings and provide minutes. Provides support for creating and filing hard copy and digital files and records as directed. Enters, updates and retrieves information as needed. Gathers and consolidates background information for reports, utilizing available resources such as departmental files, policy and procedure documents, Internet research, and communication with internal and external contacts. Prepares general work and support for building coordination and technology requests; provide support for classroom access, key and parking requests. Monitor office and marketing supply inventory and report and track needs. Provides back up for administrative assistant II and college departments when needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Two years of experience providing administrative support.
As the first point of contact for the office, having a well-developed customer service and team-oriented philosophy is essential.
The candidate must maintain consistent dependability and possess excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with the public, employees and students in a courteous, respectful and efficient manner.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, maintaining a professional business etiquette while projecting a welcoming and positive attitude towards all internal and external parties.
Ability to positively contribute as part of a team through efficient planning, prioritization and execution of multiple and continuing assignments with general, guided instruction.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Prior experience working in an academic support and/or office setting.
Familiarity with Adobe software and cloud-based applications.
A criminal background investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
$18,056 annually and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.
Internal Number: 210000A9
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).