Admissions Senior Secretary

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Admissions Senior Secretary
Posting Number CSA00107P
Department USD-Admissions
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

Senior Secretary – position responsibilities include: Assist with the daily operations in the Office of Admissions which includes: managing the visitor welcome center; hiring, training and managing the student workers; lending support to the campus visit coordinator, responding to questions relating to the campus visit programs and events, troubleshooting on-site issues; confirming faculty /department visit meetings; preparing mail correspondence; and answering the general campus wide switchboard. Provide customer service support to USD Office of Admissions for phone and walk-in traffic.
Excellent customer service and computer skills are essential. Duties will require accuracy, independent judgment, confidentiality, professionalism, exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of:
-Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access);
Modern office procedures and practices;
-Modern office equipment and processes;
-Business English to include grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Skills and Ability:
-provide exceptional customer service, on the phone and in person;
-establish and maintain a professional relationship with students, faculty, staff and the public;
-work with confidential information;
-communicate information clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing;
-read, comprehend, gather, prepare and summarize data from a wide variety of sources;
-multi-task, prioritize accordingly, be detail orientated, type accurately;
-operate a variety of office equipment: computer (Microsoft Office, Salesforce and the Internet), copy machine, fax machine, etc.;
-prior customer service experience;
-prior supervision experience.

Posting Date 01/31/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 02/07/2018
Advertised Salary $13.54 - $17.50 plus benefits
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires No Requirement
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