Administrative Specialist

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7180377 (Ref.No. 09122023)
Posted: September 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

With little to no direction and using a demonstrated broad level of skills and knowledge, provides advanced administrative support to assigned staff or faculty members. Operates independently in prioritizing own workload and that of others in determining how best to accomplish work objectives. Is proactive in identifying, following through, and resolving various issues. Participates in special projects and other duties, as required. May delegate work to others. The work schedule is 36 hours a week, Monday through Friday, and supports both campuses. Occasional late nights and weekends.

Position Requirements

Qualified candidates must possess a High School diploma or equivalent required. Demonstrated work-related work experience. 4-6 years of related work experience preferred. Must be organized with the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated communication and customer service skills are required. Demonstrated working knowledge of standard office equipment and budget management is required. Demonstrated computer proficiency required with an emphasis on Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PointPoint, Publisher, word processing, spreadsheet, and data management skills. The demonstrated ability to learn public safety computer software programs.

Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills, high level of confidentiality, and the ability to operate independently, prioritize and organize own work schedule, multi-task, and meet established deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated ability to work effectively in the absence of direct supervision; and the flexibility to come in early and stay late and work holidays and weekends, if needed.
Ability to delegate work responsibly to others, monitor the work of others, and provide ongoing guidance, and leadership to others.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

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