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Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Studies

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Studies
Job Description

Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, its rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and its vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, the historic campus, located in southern Westchester, is home to an intellectually curious and diverse community.

Sarah Lawrence College, seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Studies to provide basic administrative/office support to the Dean of Studies and three Associate Deans.

Essential Duties Summary

• Basic administrative/office support duties for the Dean of Studies and three Associate Deans
• Scheduling of appointments, travel, maintaining calendars
• Preparing and maintaining correspondence
• Writing of basic and routine correspondence
• Use of Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, others depending on department needs
• Maintaining and organizing files and documentation including:
o Medical Leaves
o Reduced Course Loads
o Status Changes
o Directed Study Proposals
o Budgets and special funds
o Dean Reports for Transfer Applications
o Dean Reports for Graduate School Applications
o Graduate School Dean Reports & Recommendations
o Pre-health recommendations
• Answering Telephones
• Data entry and data maintenance
• Front line contact with faculty, parents, deans and directors
• Co-supervision of graduate student workers

Required Qualifications

• Five or more years of support staff experience, reporting to one or more professionals
• Excellent secretarial and clerical skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office products
• Well-organized team player with the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
• HS diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00070P
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of Administrative support experience do you have?
    • 0-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10 or more
  2. What is your skill level of experience with Microsoft Word?
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  3. What is your skill level with Microsoft Excel application?
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  4. What is your skill level with PowerPoint application?
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents