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Senior Office Assistant The New School for General Studies

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Senior Office Assistant, The New School for General Studies

– Assisting in the preparation of IRP curriculum for IRP bulletin and producing the curriculum in Schedule Builder.
– Handling phone, e-mail and in-person inquiries for the department
– Following interdepartmental procedures, including purchase requisitions, honoraria payments, expense reports, and other financial matters
– Developing and implementing new office procedures, as needed
– Providing liaison between administration, faculty, and students
– Collaborating with staff from other departments on various interdepartmental projects and procedures
– Training, supervising, and scheduling volunteers and student workers
– Assisting with departmental budget and making minor budgetary decisions
– Making appointments and managing the Director’s schedule
– Organizing special events, including open houses for students
– Assisting with special projects as assigned by Director, including new course initiatives
– Working with committee chairs and advisory board

– Two years related experience, preferably in an academic environment.
– Proficiency in Windows, MS Access, MS Word, and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Bachelor of Arts Degree
– Ability to juggle several tasks simultaneously while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
– Ability to work independently on new, continuing, or routine administrative projects
– Problem-solving experience
– Excellent writing, communication, and proof-reading skills
– Exceptional customer service and organization skills

Interested applicants must apply online at:

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