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Secretary Senior - Computer Science

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004
  • Job Code
    117658416


Eastern Washington University's Department of Computer Science, in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, invites applications for a full time Senior Secretary to perform complex senior secretarial duties, including:

  • Independently planning, organizing and prioritizing work;
  • Supporting Operations Manager to monitor and evaluate budgets and initiate corrections;
  • Developing travel itineraries;
  • Compiling reports, studies, and/or applications;
  • Developing, modifying, and/or maintaining data bases;
  • Office record keeping, or maintaining filing system(s);
  • Establishing office procedures, standards, priorities, and deadlines in consultation with Operations Manager;
  • Coordinating and fulfilling office operations;
  • Initiating action to ensure work unit and/or office goals are met;
  • Providing customer service through frequent contacts with clients, the public, staff members from other departments, students, and faculty.

Assignments and projects are of a complex nature. Independent performance of complex assignments requires substantive knowledge of a variety of regulations, rules, policies, procedures, processes, materials, or equipment. Problems are resolved by choosing from established procedures and/or devising work methods under the guidance of the Operations Manager who is the position's supervisor. Deviation from established parameters requires approval. Work is periodically reviewed to verify compliance with established policies and procedures.

See complete listing of Responsibilitiesprovided on our website:
https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/5554

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 encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position will initially be located on Eastern's main campus in Cheney, WA. The department will move to the new Catalyst Building adjacent to downtown Spokane, with the move projected to take place in August 2020. All staff (including this position) will be required to move to the new building. Click the link below for a map showing the location of the Catalyst Building:
Map showing location of Catalyst Building in Spokane








<br /><br /> <p>Eastern Washington University's Department of Computer Science, in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, invites applications for a <strong>full time Senior Secretary</strong> to perform complex senior secretarial duties, including:</p> <ul> <li>Independently planning, organizing and prioritizing work;</li> <li>Supporting Operations Manager to monitor and evaluate budgets and initiate corrections;</li> <li>Developing travel itineraries;</li> <li>Compiling reports, studies, and/or applications;</li> <li>Developing, modifying, and/or maintaining data bases;</li> <li>Office record keeping, or maintaining filing system(s);</li> <li>Establishing office procedures, standards, priorities, and deadlines in consultation with Operations Manager;</li> <li>Coordinating and fulfilling office operations;</li> <li>Initiating action to ensure work unit and/or office goals are met;</li> <li>Providing customer service through frequent contacts with clients, the public, staff members from other departments, students, and faculty.</li> </ul> <p>Assignments and projects are of a complex nature. Independent performance of complex assignments requires substantive knowledge of a variety of regulations, rules, policies, procedures, processes, materials, or equipment. Problems are resolved by choosing from established procedures and/or devising work methods under the guidance of the Operations Manager who is the position's supervisor. Deviation from established parameters requires approval. Work is periodically reviewed to verify compliance with established policies and procedures.</p> <p><em>See complete listing of Responsibilitiesprovided on our website:<br /><a title="Secretary Senior Posting" href="https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/5554">https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/5554</a><br /></em></p> <p> </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 encouraged.<br /><br /><strong>Conditions of Employment</strong> <p>This position will initially be located on Eastern's main campus in Cheney, WA. The department will move to the new Catalyst Building adjacent to downtown Spokane, with the move projected to take place in August 2020. All staff (including this position) will be required to move to the new building. Click the link below for a map showing the location of the Catalyst Building:<br /><a href="https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/hr/documents/70423/view?signature=BAh7CDoKY2xhc3NJIg9TM0RvY3VtZW50BjoGRUY6B2lkaQMXEwE6CXRpbWVJdToJVGltZQ20AR6Aiu5wuAo6DW5hbm9fbnVtaQGQOg1uYW5vX2RlbmkGOg1zdWJtaWNybyIHFEA6C29mZnNldGkAOgl6b25lSSIIVVRDBjsGRg%3D%3D--2c26f4ab1f8fc9e8ca322dafeb95f16a88210d17">Map showing location of Catalyst Building in Spokane</a></p> <br /> <p> </p> <br /><br /><br /> <p> </p> <br /><br /><br /> <p> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/b7OzYaTPmBxgSxEkIKZ8O"> <br/><br/><strong>Required Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>High school graduation or equivalent;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>One year of increasingly responsible work experience in the receptionist/secretarial field. Equivalent education may be substituted;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Three years of experience working with standard office applications. Examples include Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook);</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience maintaining and creating databases using either MS Excel or Access;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>One year of experience operating ancillary office equipment such as computer workstation, printer, fax machine, copy machine, scanner, and telephones;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Three years of experience communicating effectively and professionally with a diverse range of clients, both verbally and in writing, using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Three years of increasingly responsible work experience in the receptionist/secretarial or customer service field;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Three years of experience working in an academic setting;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Two or more years of college coursework;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience using Banner information systems, or similar enterprise data system (multi-dimensional, complex data system with over 10,000 records);</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience making travel arrangements and working with state per diems and guidelines.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Other Skills and Abilities</strong>: <ul> <li>Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks and projects with overlapping deadlines while applying critical thinking skills, great attention to detail, and perseverance;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated ability to maintain helpful and professional demeanor while working in a busy, sometimes stressful environment, providing support to multiple people, and enduring interruptions throughout the day;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated organizational skills;</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ability to take initiative, and exercise resourcefulness and independent motivation.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><br /><br /><p>PI117658416</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-03-02

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