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Administrative Assistant

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Job Summary

This position will be the first point of contact for customers of Purdue Veterinary Medicine (PVM) Student Services (PVMSS). Serve as the primary person to answer PVMSS phone calls, be knowledgeable of the DVM program and its admissions process to answer student questions accurately, provide clerical services for members of the PVMSS team, and assist with coordinating Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) calendar, communications and general work-product.

Assist the ADSA and the Admissions Manager in the activities related to the DVM admissions process, organization of information for Interview applicants, plan the Interview Day Events and Banquets, complete necessary record development in Banner (confidential data), and prepare and publish reports relating to admissions as requested by College Administration. Represent PVM at various on-campus admissions/recruitment career fairs or programs, actively participate in giving tours of the Lynn Hall complex, answer questions relating to the DVM and VT programs, organize the logistics of various student related events (i.e. Freshman On-Boarding, Welcome Picnic, etc.), and determine the needs of future events and create such events in consultation with the ADSA.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Three years of clerical/office experience
  • Excellent verbal/ written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated professional telephone etiquette, face-to-face customer service, and electronic communication skills Ability to deal tactfully and show discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and able to produce consistently accurate work
  • Excellent computer skills specifically using Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to proactively and independently solve problems and complete projects on time
  • Ability to remain focused in an environment with multiple personnel and interruptions


  • Experience with collegiate student services or interaction with college-aged individuals
  • Purdue University Banner system and basic knowledge of how to enter/edit information on web site

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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