In a part-time capacity, the University Marketing Administrative Assistant performs administrative and clerical duties in support of the University Relations and Marketing (URM) Office.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as the Office Manager, to include coordination of office calendar and deadlines, purchasing, and inventory.
Function as a customer relations specialist and frontline face of the office to include directing and managing walk-ins and traffic flow; providing basic and accurate information about office functions; responding promptly to all routine and non-routine written and verbal inquires; manages departmental email inbox; remain knowledgeable of changes in technology and be familiar with program capabilities and existing office technology environments.
Provide administrative support to the URM staff: scheduling appointments, meeting rooms; creating and distributing administrative correspondence; monitoring and assisting with special projects as needed; assist in coordinating on and off-campus events.
Performs other related duties as required.
Education, Experience, and Licenses
High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree or higher preferred (or with equivalent amount of completed college credits). Minimum 6-12 months experience working in a fast paced, detail - oriented position required.
One to two years related experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding data, personnel, and other pertinent information.
Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.
Ability to utilize spreadsheets, calendar, Word documents, and Microsoft Outlook.
Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion and professionalism.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a computer keyboard and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to __ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE: The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.
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