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Administrative Specialist-Philosophy, Religion & Classical Studies-INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY ~ Show Details

Administrative Specialist
Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Classical Studies Program
Butler University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Butler University is seeking an experienced individual to fill the position of Administrative Specialist for the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Classical Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Work schedule is 9 months, mid-August through mid-May with summer months off. The position reports to the chair of the department.

The administrative specialist provides a full range of administrative support to the department chair and faculty of the department. The hire will be the initial contact for departmental information to visitors, faculty, staff, and students. Key responsibilities are preparing correspondence, taking minutes at meetings, answering phone calls, scheduling meetings, creating and maintaining departmental files, course schedules and databases, ordering office supplies, cooperatively coordinating departmental activities and administrative items with other university offices, monitoring department budget and student worker payroll, assisting with maintenance of department web pages, coordinating maintenance of office space, and assisting in orienting all new faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    High school diploma (or its equivalent), Bachelor's degree preferred
•    Two years secretarial experience
•    Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others, and to manage multiple priorities
•    Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, among others, and ability to learn new software quickly

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to Priscilla Cobb in the LAS Dean's Office at

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff.  In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.