Administrative Assistant III - Medical Student Affairs

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Performs complex, advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties at the function level.  Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as answering phones, drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, and providing strong customer service skills.


This position includes specific duties related to Academic Success include scheduling events and providing support for the Vital Signs Mentoring Program, Physician's Lifestyle Management, AAMC Careers in Medicine program and Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions.  Tasks include developing materials to be used in teaching, printing materials, coordinating room reservations, arranging food services, and assisting with facilitation of these programs.

Additional duties of this position include providing clerical support to our student body and alumni by producing requested correspondence such as letters of good standing, military verification letters, and jury letters for current students.  The staff member in this position manages the completion of Graduation Verification letters and Fellowship application requests to alumni.  Hundreds of such letters and verification are prepared annually through this position.

This position coordinates USMLE Step 1 testing for all M2 students and assists M4 students scheduling their USMLE Step 2 CK and CS examinations.  These duties include coordinating testing dates with the off-campus testing site and assisting in resolving issues that may arise when a student must change a scheduled examination date.  The staff member in this position will assist with making testing arrangements for shelf and other examinations and serve as a test proctor.

Additional duties include assigning student lockers, preparing class composites, ordering student nametags and office supplies and other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent required;
Associate's Degree preferred;
6 years' administrative and/or office management experience;

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures/processes;

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written);

Customer service focus including the ability to assess inquiries and provide appropriate information or resolution using judgment and available resources, and proven ability to maintain confidentiality;

Ability to coordinate and prioritize work with multiple and conflicting demands in a deadline-oriented environment;

Ability to be collaborative and work in a team environment;

Demonstrate Professionalism;

Must be dependable/accountable

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 50 – 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24 % (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No


AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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