Alden & Ruter Hall Building Coordinator

Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Building Coordinator for the departments of Computer Science and World Languages and Cultures located in Alden and Ruter Halls. The position is a full time, non-exempt position.

The Building Coordinator supports faculty who teach and/or have offices in Alden and Ruter Halls and faculty who are in the Departments of Computer Science and World Languages and Cultures. The Building Coordinator spends 2.5 days each in Alden and Ruter Halls. Responsibilities include maintaining the central administrative office in each building, supervising student workers, monitoring department budgets and payment requests, making travel arrangements, scheduling building and departmental events, basic website updates, basic website updates, and record keeping.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma
  • 1 – 3 years of office support / secretarial experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work well with people and handle interruptions throughout the workday
  • The ability to problem solve
  • The ability to work with various offices across campus

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.

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.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for 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.

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posted 07/15/2022