Administrative Associate

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7219467 (Ref.No. 24F500052)
Posted: February 20, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

With little to no direction and using a broad level of skills and knowledge, provide administrative support to assigned staff or faculty members. Operate independently in prioritizing own workload and that of others in determining how best to accomplish work objectives. Proactive in identifying, following through, and resolving various issues. Participate in special projects, as required. May delegate work to others. Provide support for Academic Success Center (ASC) directors and staff. Oversee and assist with day-to-day operations of ASC programs/services. Provide office coverage. Work as part of the ASC team to ensure the overall success of the program as required.

This is a 11-month position (August through June)

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and professional relationship-building and maintaining skills required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard office equipment is required.
  • Computer proficiency is required with an emphasis on spreadsheet, and data management skills.
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills and the ability to operate independently, prioritize and organize own work schedule, multi-task, and meet established deadlines.
  • Excellent record-keeping, and organization skills required.
  • Ability to delegate work responsibly to others, monitor the work of others, and provide ongoing guidance, and leadership to others.
  • The completion of a satisfactory background check is required.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

College degree a plus. Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and the use of web applications.

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.