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Administrative Support Specialist

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/21/2018
Working Title Administrative Support Specialist
Job Classification Administrator I
Department Name 35207D-Med-Div of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135915
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition within the Department of Medicine is seeking an Administrative Support Specialist who will provide team-based seamless contributions to administrative and grant support functions of the Division.

This position acts as the face of the Division and therefore, the incumbent must possess a level of maturity where work gets done accurately and on time. The environment is such that the incumbent must possess excellent customer service skills, in person, through email, and on the phone, by being friendly and able to offer solutions to the customer. However, while he/she is expected to be friendly and helpful to the customers and co-workers, the incumbent must be able to focus on the tasks at hand. In addition to the administrative support responsibilities, the incumbent will assist in managing pre-award submission processes as well as provide post-award support.

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

Associates degree and one year of experience in a similar setting or secretarial school/college graduate preferred. Will be trained on using the EPIC and ASSIST systems.

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 Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Will change depending on division need.

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 higher 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. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents