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Office Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 05/18/2017
Working Title Office Assistant
Job Classification Secretary III
Department Name 01095-Radiation Safety
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0007200
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and clerical support for the Radiation Safety Office and its director. Specific duties include drafting, typing and processing correspondence and reports, maintaining database records, filing, setting up meetings and events, and processing purchase requisitions. This position also serves as the office receptionist by greeting and routing guests, answering phone calls, responding to external and internal requests, faxing, photocopying, and receiving and distributing mail, updating website and maintaining supplies. This position requires strong organizational and communication skills, as well as advanced skills in typing, word processing, data entry and data management.

Education Required Associate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Completion of formal secretarial training or equivalent experience required. Knowledge and experience with MS Office application required. Knowledge of data management software, presentation graphic software, and web applications are required.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an associate's degree or will have completed one by end of this term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents