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Secretary - 75% Position

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004
  • Job Code
    114083219


Eastern Washington University seeks an experienced Secretary to join the Department of Art on our Cheney campus. This is a 75% time position on a temporary basis budgeted for one year. This position will be under general supervision of the Department Chair. The individual serves in support for the Department Chair and faculty in the Department of Art.

Duties and assignments are of a routine nature. Routine duties are recurring and accomplished by following established work methods or procedures. Within established guidelines, independently organizes, prioritizes, and initiates work activities. Decision making authority is limited to choice of appropriate methods or procedures. Guidance is provided in new or unusual situations. Deviation from established methods, procedures, or guidelines requires approval. Work is periodically reviewed to verify compliance with policies, procedures, or standards.

Applications will be accepted through October 11th, 2019; screening of applications will begin on Monday, October 14th. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encourages.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

This is a temporary 75% position that includes 30 hours/week rather than a normal 40 hours/week schedule. Hours will be coordinated and approved by the Supervisor.

Position is budgeted for one year. Should the position become available to fill on a permanent basis, the person selected for this long term temporary position may be eligible for consideration for reassignment into the ongoing permanent position.


<br /><br /> <p>Eastern Washington University seeks an experienced <strong>Secretary to join the Department of Art on our Cheney campus.</strong> This is a 75% time position on a temporary basis budgeted for one year. This position will be under general supervision of the Department Chair. The individual serves in support for the Department Chair and faculty in the Department of Art.</p> <p>Duties and assignments are of a routine nature. Routine duties are recurring and accomplished by following established work methods or procedures. Within established guidelines, independently organizes, prioritizes, and initiates work activities. Decision making authority is limited to choice of appropriate methods or procedures. Guidance is provided in new or unusual situations. Deviation from established methods, procedures, or guidelines requires approval. Work is periodically reviewed to verify compliance with policies, procedures, or standards.</p> <p>Applications will be accepted through October 11th, 2019; screening of applications will begin on Monday, October 14th. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.</p> <strong>About Eastern Washington University</strong> <p>Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.</p> Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encourages.<br /> <p><strong>Conditions of Employment</strong></p> <p>This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.</p> <p>This is a <strong>temporary 75% position</strong> that includes 30 hours/week rather than a normal 40 hours/week schedule. Hours will be coordinated and approved by the Supervisor. <br /><br />Position is budgeted for one year. Should the position become available to fill on a permanent basis, the person selected for this long term temporary position may be eligible for consideration for reassignment into the ongoing permanent position.</p> <br /> <p> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/BXmn6BhXaD5aipB2iOpby"> <br/><br/><strong>Required Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>High School Graduate or Equivalent</li> </ul> <ul> <li>One year of responsible office experience requiring both of the following: <ul> <li>MS Office and</li> <li>Budget maintenance</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul> <li>Strong computer skills to include Word, Excel, database systems and other office-related applications, plus demonstrated ability to learn new software applications</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Excellent telephone skills</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong>: <p>Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following:</p> <ul> <li>Experience in Higher Education</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience with large data information systems such as Banner</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience giving direction to others (such as to part-time student office help)</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience with WordPress</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Other Skills and Abilities</strong>: <ul> <li>Flexibility</li> <li>Collaboration</li> <li>Communication</li> <li>Teamwork</li> <li>Time Management</li> <li>Attention to Detail</li> </ul> <br /><br /><br /><br /><p>PI114083219</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-27 Expires: 2019-10-28

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