Secretary V - West Lafayette - College of Agriculture

Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
Serve as office coordinator for the Ag Alumni office. Provide administrative support for the Executive Director, the Alumni Programs Manager and the Director of Public Engagement.

This represents a part-time 30 hour /week (benefits eligible) position.

(A few events may require additional work hours, but not exceeding 40 hours.)


* High school diploma / GED

* Three years of clerical office experience required

* Strong verbal and written communication skills, including business etiquette

* Exemplary customer service with a pleasant, courteous and cooperative manner

* Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among faculty and staff at all levels and external constituents

* Thorough individual with ability to identify and determine problems/needs, assimilate information and make decisions during events and other times when meetings or detailed consultation is not possible

* Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion and sensitivity

* Strong organizational, realistically manage time and priorities, multi-tasking skills, work under pressure while maintaining emphasis on accuracy and effective attention to detail in a fast paced environment

* Able to manage multiple open projects with a variety of Purdue and external partners

* Professionalism in representing the University when communicating with legislators and other high-level stakeholders

* A valid U.S. or Canadian Driver's license is required.

* Must possess a learning orientation to new software technology

* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel


* Familiarity with Quicken financial software

* Familiarity with iModules and Advance

Additional Information:

* Attached resume document required.

* This represents a part-time 30 hour /week ( benefits eligible) position.

* Actual Days/Hours are negotiable.

* Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.

* A background check will be required for employment in this position.

* FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)

* Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan

* Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.