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Administrative Professional II

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Administrative Professional II

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 – Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 – Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade:

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Tanea Reed

Requisition Number: Fulltime Staff

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The EKU Department of Chemistry invites applications for the position of full-time Administrative Professional II.

This position provides administrative support to the department administration, faculty, staff, and students through coordination, communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and office functional management. Performs routine clerical and administrative functions including drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, and providing information to callers. Hires, trains, and manages student office workers as needed. Provides excellent customer service in support of the department of function. Maintains departmental budgets.

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited and recognized four (4) year college or university, and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible clerical, secretarial and/ or administrative support is required. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with faculty, students, and the university community.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Certification or graduation from a four (4) year college or university.

Experience: Three years of progressively responsible clerical, secretarial and/ or administrative support is required.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:

  • 35% – Performs multiple duties, which are a mix of administrative support in nature, which may include, but are not limited to, data gathering, data management, internal and external communication, filing, electronic data management, calendar management, registration, mail distribution, and customer service. – (Essential)
  • 30% – Assists with budget preparation, tracking and monitoring, travel/expense voucher processing, and other accounting or financial tasks. – (Essential)
  • 15% – Provides professional services in support of the department/program goals. – (Essential)
  • 15% – Supports the coordination, and/or scheduling of special events for department functions or related activities. – (Essential)
  • 5% – Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned. – (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


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