Administrative, office, and operational support for academic departments and their buildings. Responsibilities include routine office functions, scheduling meetings, coordinating events, making travel arrangements, administering payment requests and tracking budgets, record-keeping (including for faculty searches), basic website updates, serving as point of contact for maintenance and upkeep of facilities, and supervising student assistants. In addition, this position includes serving as the box office manager for The Playshop Theatre. This position will support the academic departments of Communication, Film, and Theatre; English; and Philosophy and Religious Studies, rotating days of the week between two academic buildings. The position reports to a central supervisor with day-to-day management by department chairs. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, 1-3 years of office support/secretarial experience, proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and videoconferencing, and excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills. Successful candidates will demonstrate strength in the above qualifications plus strengths in the ability to foster an inclusive and welcoming work environment, ability to learn new software and job processes, ability to balance multiple tasks, and experience with budgets, websites, and social media.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2018 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny among the top six Most Innovative national liberal arts colleges in the country.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.