Office Associate I (full-time, contingent)
St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the contingent position of Office Associate I in the office of the DeSousa-Brent Scholars Program. This position performs a variety of routine duties, such as record keeping and administrative detail, and follow-up functions to assist the DeSousa-Brent Scholars Program. Must be well organized and possess good administrative skills and attention to detail. Work is in an office with high student contact and where priorities can change quickly. Incumbent will also serve as timekeeper for student staff, part time staff and faculty as they support the DeSousa-Brent Scholars Program. Receives general supervision and exercises considerable discretion and judgment in all work areas. May handle confidential and sensitive issues. This is a full-time contingent position that could be eligible for medical benefit subsidy.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to communicating with other staff, faculty, administrators, and the general public in person, by telephone or through written correspondence; assisting in preparing and maintaining department budgets; and preparing purchase orders, ordering supplies and equipment, and maintaining office inventory.
Requirements include: High school diploma or equivalent; at least 3 years of full-time employment in the secretarial/administration field; and ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues. Must have working knowledge in using a pc and various software applications, be well-organized, and possess good secretarial skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1800, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/39940. Questions may be directed to Dr. F.J. Talley at 240-895-2185.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.