Randstad Faculty Assistant- University Setting (Part Time) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Faculty Assistant- University Setting (Part Time)


Cambridge, MA


US$ 18 - US$ 19 per hour

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Randstad USA Administration

DescriptionCurrently hiring a part time Faculty Assistant at prestigious University in Cambridge, MA.

Job Summary:

This role performs a wide range of highly skilled administrative duties for one or more faculty or an

academic unit/department. Executes, with proficiency, a broad range of technical systems in supporting teaching and research.

Prioritizes multiple tasks in a competing environment (i.e., multiple faculty).

Typical Duties:

-Provides wide ranges of clerical support including: keyboarding, composing and editing letters, memoranda, reports, lecture/course materials, presentations, cases.

-Prepares copy for publication or submission of grant proposals and/or reports.

-Establishes office procedures.

-Uses multiple technical applications including word processing, database management, spreadsheets, graphics and presentation software, electronic calendar, email, and other technical/scientific applications.

-Uses Internet, may include web maintenance and design.

-Serves as principal contact and source of information for students, staff, faculty, and external customers.

-Manages complex calendars, arranges for meetings, appointments and travel arrangements.

-Coordinates events, including conferences, seminars, and colloquia.

-Prepares and produces financial reports using online financial systems, such as reimbursement for travel, corporate cards, HU Purchasing card, etc.

-Assists in preparation of spreadsheets for budget, grant or contract, including tracking and maintaining expenditures and reconciling accounts; uses budget tool.

-Purchases and maintains inventory of supplies for office or lab.

-Creates and maintains filing system(s).

-Answers and routes phone calls, mail and e-mail messages and may handle wide-range information dissemination.

-May assist in training, scheduling, and distributing work of students, casuals, or temporary staff.

Working hours: Flexible schedule between business hours; total of 17.5 hours


Typical Requirements:


Business training or college degree preferred, or an equivalent of education plus experience in an office environment.

Skills and Experience

-Three plus years related experience with proven office administration and customer service skills required.

-Solid working knowledge of office processes and systems, and of related computer software and electronic communications tools.

-Proven interpersonal skills with experience providing complex administrative support to one or more.

-Ability to work across teams and with a variety of projects and constituencies.

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