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Administrative Assistant I - 999841

Apply Now Job Number: 500851
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Law-Admin
Categories: Administrative / Office Support

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant I - 999841
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:

Hourly

Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: The first priority of all members of the Law Center team is to serve the Law Center's faculty, students, and patrons. Each team member will not be limited by this job description in an effort to assist our constituency, but will perform tasks assigned by supervisor(s). Team members will be readily available, visible, and accessible to faculty, students and patrons, and if unable to answer an inquiry, they will ensure assistance is provided by another member of the Law Center team.

1. Responds to inquiries and resolves routine problems requiring general understanding of work-area policies and procedures to ensure questions are answered and issues resolved in a timely manner.

2. Composes, edits, proofreads, and types basic documents; creates mail merges and performs mass mailings; photocopies and collates basic material to ensure timely communication and retention of documents.

3. Prepares forms and documents; verifies data for discrepancies and follows up to ensure accuracy.

4. Enters data and generates reports from NSU specific software systems to ensure accurate processing and record keeping.

5. Schedules meetings, appointments and coordinates travel to ensure timely scheduling.

6. Greets visitors and directs them to appropriate persons, answers phones, routes calls, takes messages and responds to routine inquiries to ensure quality customer service is provided to visitors.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Assists in planning and execution of special projects and tasks.

2. Works some evenings and weekends at certain times during the academic year.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; data entry skills; Internet research abilities.

2. Knowledge of office practices and procedures (e.g., filing, answering telephones, and supply/equipment ordering).

3. Ability to enter and verify information with accuracy.

4. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

5. Ability to maintain confidential information.

6. Organization and time management skills.

7. Proactive, punctual and reliable.

8. Ability to exercise proper telephone protocol and handle difficult customer situations.

9. Excellent customer service and communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Ability to communicate effectively with others;

2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;

3. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

4. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: High School Diploma and two (2) years of clerical/administrative experience in an office environment.

--OR--

Associate's Degree and one (1) year of clerical/administrative experience in an office environment.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.

 

Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
   
   

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