Office Specialist

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7219466 (Ref.No. 24F100072)
Posted: February 20, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University’s Registrar invites applications for an Office Specialist. Under general direction and using comprehensive or specialized knowledge base, performs routine to highly complex office activities to coordinate and contribute to the efficiency of work activities that may impact more than one University department. Operates independently in prioritizing own workload in determining how best to accomplish work objectives. Is proactive in identifying, following through, and resolving various issues. Participates in special projects, as required.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard office equipment required.
  • Computer proficiency required with a strong emphasis on spreadsheets and data management skills, where applicable; the ability to identify technical issues, troubleshoot, and bring to quick resolution.
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills and the ability to operate independently, prioritize and organize own work schedule, multi-task, and meet established deadlines.
  • The completion of a satisfactory background check is required.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Training/experience in Banner student system and Excel
  • 2-4 years of related work experience preferred.
  • Ability to deal effectively with prospective students, current students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and external agencies in a professional manner. The nature of most of the contacts that this individual has with others is to provide a broad range of academic information, much of which is highly confidential and/or sensitive, and therefore, requires that this person have a comprehensive understanding of FERPA regulations and how such regulations are to be applied in a variety of scenarios.

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. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

Internal candidates must apply no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2024.