Secretary (Part-Time)

Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Secretary.  The position is a part-time non-exempt position supporting the President’s Office and the Executive Vice President’s office.  The position is a 12-month position and will require 10 to 15 hours per week.

The position will work closely with the Assistant to the President and the Assistant to the Executive Vice President and will provide office support in the daily operations of both offices.  Duties will include typing, filing, answering President’s Office and Executive Vice President’s Office phone lines, greeting visitors, preparing and proofreading correspondence, opening and sorting mail, arranging meetings and working with food service for lunch/dinner meetings, and assisting with preparations for Board of Trustee meetings.

Qualifications include excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent word-processing/typing skills; energetic, detail-oriented; customer focused; and able to represent the President’s Office in a manner creating a professional and welcoming environment.  High school diploma and three to five years of office experience is required.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals.  The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  The College is located in Northwest Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh, near Lake Erie. The 32nd oldest college in the country, Allegheny celebrated its bicentennial in 2015.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of just under 2,000 with students from 41 U.S. states and 47 countries.  Its picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 5/26/17