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Administrative Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/12/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 11/11/2017
Working Title Administrative Assistant
Job Classification Administrator I
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0129296
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s department of Med-Pediatrics is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville. The Administrative Assistant performs a wide-range of administrative and secretarial functions designed to facilitate and expedite the accomplishments of the director and the Institute. This person is responsible for maintaining faculty calendars and travel arrangements for the Director, and Mellon Scholars. The incumbent will also be involved in the recruitment of new faculty members. This includes scheduling of itineraries, making travel arrangements, and escorting recruits. The Administrative Assistant is a key contact for recruits and as such, is essential that he/she is professional and represents the Institute in a positive manner at all times. Professional demeanor and ability to prioritize multiple tasks are essential. Assists in implementing special projects as assigned.

May occasionally need to shift hours to accommodate recruitment visits. Any extra time worked would be given as comp time later in the same week. May on occasion need to stay a bit late to accommodate a recruitment visit.

An Associate degree or business degree required and two years relevant administrative experience.

TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Education Required Associate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

An Associate degree or business degree required. Experience with general office software including Microsoft Word, Outlook. Experience managing multiple calendars in Outlook would be beneficial.

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 Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

May occasionally need to shift hours to accommodate recruitment visits. Any extra time worked would be given as comp time later in the same week.

May on occasion need to stay a bit late to accommodate a recruitment visit.

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 a bachelor's degree or an associate's degree with 2-3 years of relevant work experience?
    • 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. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter