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Temporary Administrative Support Pool (part-time and full-time)

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number 8000337
Position Title Temporary Administrative Support Pool (part-time and full-time)
Department Human Resources Department-1013
Job Category Temporary Posting
Position Details

Wesleyan University periodically has temporary employment opportunities for qualified secretarial, clerical, and administrative support professionals. Temporary employees are assigned to campus departments to handle special projects, to cover for employees who are temporarily out, or to fill in while positions are vacant.

Wesleyan accepts applicants for temporary opportunities on a rolling basis although the availability of assignments varies throughout the year as needs arise. As the University has openings, those candidates whose background and experience appear to match the requirements most closely will be contacted for an interview.

Responsibilities may include a variety of administrative services: answering phones and greeting visitors, maintaining calendars and organizing meetings and events, managing office correspondence, maintaining databases and generating reports and mailing lists, processing budget requests, and other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Ideal candidates will possess the proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities, interact effectively with faculty, staff, and students with a high degree of professionalism and 2-3 years of previous related experience and an associate’s degree. Microsoft Office and database management skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience working in higher education?
    • Yes, greater than 5 years
    • Yes, 2 to 5 years
    • Yes, fewer than 2 years
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience updating web pages and using web maintenance software?
    • Yes, greater than 5 years
    • Yes, 2 to 5 years
    • Yes, fewer than 2 years
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience using PeopleSoft or other student record/information database?
    • Yes, greater than 5 years
    • Yes, 2 to 5 years
    • Yes, fewer than 2 years
    • No
  4. * Describe your level of proficiency using Microsoft Excel.
    • Advanced knowledge and use
    • Intermediate knowledge and use
    • Basic knowledge and use
  5. * Do you have professional experience managing an office budget and reconciling expenditures?
    • Yes, greater than 5 years
    • Yes, 2 to 5 years
    • Yes, less than 2 years
    • No