Closing date: April 8, 2014. Application packets must be
submitted to the Office of Human Resources.
Position title: Administrative Assistant for Graduate Studies (1 Year Temporary)
This position provides administrative support to the Offices of Graduate
Studies. This position is the first point of contact, in person and by
telephone, for current and prospective students, university faculty and staff
and the public and is responsible for general clerical and office support duties
for the Office of Graduate Studies. Duties include the preparation and
maintenance of student and applicant files, database maintenance, data entry,
processing of student inquiries, support for events and workshops, support of
recruitment efforts, and execution of the acceptance process/procedures for
potential candidates to all graduate programs. Also provides front desk support
to the Office of Extended Learning which shares office space. (See
- Associate degree preferred.
- Two (2) years of experience working in an office setting. Experience working
in a university or college setting preferred.
- Skilled proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and
- Knowledge of Adobe CS graphic design software and scripting
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
- Successfully pass a criminal background check.
- Must be supportive of a Catholic, Benedictine philosophy of education.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to
human resources (email@example.com):
- Application of employment.
(MS Word Version)
- Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared you
for this position.
- Current resume.
- Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background
will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education. To better
understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we
are providing a link to a well written article on the subject:
- Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts
will be required of the successful candidate.
- If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization
form and bring it with you to the interview.
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal
employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the
mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The
University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or
administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and
loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of
sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide
occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital
status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or
Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the
basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other
inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated
the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room
3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.