Administrative Support Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Erie, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking a full-time Administrative Support Assistant II. This position makes extensive use of digital resources and financial software to provide budget support to the director and faculty. The candidate selected must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites; familiarity with IBIS, Oracle/iTwo and other Penn State software systems is preferred. The ability to maintain confidentiality, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize tasks is essential. The successful candidate must be capable of self-management and possess: effective written and verbal communication skills; the ability to develop and interpret budget reports; problem solving skills; the ability to collect, manipulate, and interpret datasets, and the ability to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and in a team environment. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An Associate's degree in finance or a related field is preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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