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Administrative Secretary

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Administrative Secretary
Position Number 994103
Requisition No. S00728
Salary Range/Pay Rate $39,693 annually.
Position Notes

This position is an Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade C-7
Job Category Clerical-Technical
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40 hours per week

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years progressively responsible secretarial experience. Familiarity with university policies, rules, and regulations. Possess keyboarding skills necessary to perform successfully in this position, minimum 30 wpm. Ability to select, assemble and organize data and edit reports. Ability to compose routine correspondence. Ability to effectively interact with the public, students, faculty, and staff. Ability to perform general bookkeeping/clerical accounting. Ability to prioritize and expedite work assignments of the unit. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation and ability to utilize proper standard office source manuals.

Desired Qualifications
All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications

Ability to perform the functions consistent with intermediate word processing, intermediate spreadsheet, and intermediate database applications as demonstrated by a skills assessment.

Position Purpose

To provide responsible secretarial services and operational office assistance for an assistant or associate dean, chairperson, director or principle administrator of a school, department, institute, or administrative unit.

Job Open Date 08/04/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a member of the Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Describe your experience using word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications. Be specific and identify the program(s) that you have used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position is a front-line customer service position. Describe how you have used problem solving skills in a multi-focused office, including interactions with co-workers, students, faculty and external clientele.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents