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Assistant to the Associate Dean

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 02/09/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/09/2018
Working Title Assistant to the Associate Dean
Job Classification Secretary III
Department Name 21010-KGSB Office of the Dean
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0001385
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The Assistant to the Associate Dean will provide secretarial assistance to the Associate Deans and the Director of Administration within the Dean’s Office in addition to handling routine office duties. The Assistant will be responsible for the following, in addition to managing the work of the Associate Deans/Director of Administration:

- administrative control of projects conducted by the Associate Deans/Director of Administration
- maintaining curriculum surveys
- coordinating meetings
- making travel arrangements
- coordinating catering for various functions
- completing University forms
- administering reservations for the Dean’s Office conference room

This position requires considerable knowledge of office practices and University policy and procedures. Extensive use of PC and the various software packages (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and the PRISM/Oracle System). Internet Explorer knowledge is necessary. Independent judgment is crucial.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Experience in office procedures and practices are required. Effective written and oral communication skills are required.
Accurate typing skills and software knowledge are necessary. Good organization skills and ability to prioritize work is desired.

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. * 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)
  2. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents