Administrative Support Assistant 2
Penn State University
- University Park Campus
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
- Job Number:
- Level/Salary Band:
- 02 – D – Non-exempt
- Work Unit:
- College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Full/Part Time:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is seeking a self-motivated individual to serve as the first point of contact for the Department. Responsibilities as the receptionist and office support include: answer and direct phone calls; greet and assist students, faculty and visitors in the main office. Maintain inventory and order office supplies for the department, manage departmental calendars for conference room scheduling, assign keys and maintain database for keys and electronic card swipe access, monitor safety clearances for proper access to building and labs, and coordinate poster printing and mounting for department faculty and students to present research projects. In addition, the successful candidate may act as backup for processing travel reimbursements and assisting with special events. Knowledge of IBIS, Penn State’s Employee Reimbursement System, Microsoft Office Products, and DocFinity is a plus. The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences takes an active role in building a talented, inclusive, and culturally competent workforce. We understand that our shared future is guided by basic principles of fairness, mutual respect, and commitment to each other. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.