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Senior Administrative Assistant

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Job Summary

The Senior Administrative Assistant will provide high-level administrative support within the College of Pharmacy. This position will support the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and the Office of Student Services. This position will also serve as a data steward for compiling and maintaining various college metrics for internal and external reporting needs regarding the Office of Student Services. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support within the Office of Student Services for the College of Pharmacy course/room assignments
  • Providing administrative support to the Office of Student Services Team which includes 7 academic advisors and their various roles
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising OSS student workers
  • Serving as the primary point of contact in the Office of Student Services and direct inquiries to the appropriate OSS staff member
  • Scheduling meetings and events
  • Managing the OSS email account
  • Assisting College of Pharmacy staff and faculty in the coordination of schedule deputy responsibilities
  • Generating reports as requested
  • Assist with OSS Events and Activities including logistics, presentation materials, etc


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 4 years of experience in an office setting performing clerical and/or administrative duties
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including telephone etiquette, planning, public relations, proofreading, drafting, editing and disseminating correspondence and reports
  • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with students, staff, and faculty
  • Quality interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build strong working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Motivated individual with the ability to efficiently multi-task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify and determine problems and implement solutions
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to work individually and contribute to a team environment
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Software including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint


  • Knowledge of Banner System and Cognos

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing.
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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