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Graduate Administrator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/16/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/15/2017
Working Title Graduate Administrator
Job Classification Administrator I
Department Name 23201-Civil & Environmental Engineering
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135713
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Graduate Administrator. This position is an advanced-level administrative support position which provides administrative and student services support for the graduate programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The incumbent will be responsible for Department purchasing and for verifying financial data from monthly level reports. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance of the Department’s website and social media and for drafting formal correspondence, memorandums, and other confidential documents, as directed.

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

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, communications, education, or related field, preferred. At least two years of professional experience; University experience highly preferred. Strong administrative skills.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
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 a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current 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. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter