English Department – Administrative Assistant

Department:                                   English

Job Title:                                         Administrative Assistant

Average hours per week:             8

Specific working hours:               n/a

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items
  • May also organize and conduct special events that may include ticket sales, design and produce print publications, gather, interpret and disseminate information
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing.
  • Create content calendars, develop and distribute text and video-based content, monitor social media channels and support promotional and marketing efforts.
  • No experience required – Will train

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills