Duties: Manage project records on database as required by the U.S. Department of Education; maintain record files on students and provide adequate security to insure privacy; select, train, and supervise work-study office helpers; design and update Web page; process correspondences; perform clerical functions; file and gather data for meetings and statistical reports; maintain leave records; type purchase orders; total and type travel expense reports; inventory and order office supplies; inventory office equipment; requisition books and class materials; contact repair person to service office equipment; act as receptionist; answer phone and greet walk-in traffic and route to staff; respond to routine questions; explain services available; compose newsletter and flyers; send mailings, text messages and voice recordings to participants; maintain TRIO social media sites and programming calendar and other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required; three years secretarial experience and training required; proficiency in database management and basic computer skills; possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills, efficient organizational and time management skills; provide excellent customer service; proficient in keyboarding, filing and information technology including MS Office Suite, internet usage/research, etc. (social media savvy a plus). All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants may apply online at https://web.saumag.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/staff-employment-application/ or an application can be picked up in the Office of Human Resources, Overstreet Hall, Room 115, and mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE.