NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study is looking for an Administrative Aide I to support our Office of Faculty Services and the Office of Civic Engagement/Gallatin's Urban Democracy Lab.
This position will perform a wide range of clerical, secretarial, and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department's activities, policies and programs. Assist with the prioritization of office activities and delegate to and monitor work of student and/or casual employees. Compose letters and correspondence. Perform general word processing, spreadsheet and data entry duties utilizing intermediate-level functions. Monitor moderately complex budgets and/or grants.
High school diploma or equivalent.
2 years of office experience.
1-2 years of office experience (with Associate's degree). Experience working in higher education.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate-level word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Moderate, accurate keyboarding.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate-level Microsoft Office. Good writing and proofreading skills.
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study provides a distinctive liberal arts education for a diverse student body. Our faculty foster passionate intellectual commitments from learners and prepare them for a world in which managing knowledge is key to success. Guided by the philosophy that self-directed learning is the key goal, the faculty seek to cultivate an environment conducive to intellectual exploration across traditional academic disciplines, and they insist on active student engagement in developing the direction of their own education. Our highly specialized and deeply engaged advisers guide students in their intellectual explorations toward an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.
NYU Gallatin's Urban Democracy Lab is an initiative that promotes critical, creative, just, and sustainable forms of urbanism, through scholarship, curricular activities, public engagement, and programming.
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