aDMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT tO THE ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CAMPUS DEAN (S521)
POSTING DATE: December 19, 2012
LOCATION:

Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio Campus

OFFICE:

Main Campus

SUPERVISED BY:

Assistant Executive Director and Campus Dean

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Administrative Assistant provides clerical and administrative duties in direct support of the Assistant Executive Director and Campus Dean, including secretarial services. Maintains all files, including correspondence with faculty, staff, students, and others as directed by the Assistant Executive Director. Works directly with part-time and full-time faculty in coordination with the Assistant Executive Director for Evaluation of Faculty Qualifications (EFQs) and scheduling. Assists with degree plans, records grades, sends grade reports, maintains files, files copies of course syllabi, and other related course materials as needed. Interacts appropriately with the related personnel at the Plainview campus as well as all other external campuses and local staff and faculty.

SPECIFIC TASKS
AND DUTIES:

1.  Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with co-workers and students.

2.  Maintains information files and processes paperwork.

3.  Organizes, plans and prioritizes work to meet specific goals.

4.  Documents and records information through data entry, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

5.  Answers telephone and provides information/assistance.

6.  Sorts or classifies information, according to content, purpose, user criteria, or chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order.

7.  Locates and retrieves files upon request from authorized users.

8.  Places materials into storage receptacles, such as file cabinets, boxes, bins, or drawers, according to classification and identification information.

9.  Removes or destroys out-dated materials in accordance with file maintenance schedules or legal requirements.

10.  Scans or reads incoming materials to determine filing order or location.

11.  Assigns and records or stamps identification numbers or codes to index materials for filing.

12.  Inspects or examines materials or files for accuracy, legibility, or damage.

13.  Inserts additional data on file records (i.e., telephone numbers, address changes, etc.).

14.  Authorizes or documents materials movement, using logbook or computer and traces missing files.

15.  Makes copies of data and records, using photocopying equipment.

16.  Faxes materials as required and within the policies regarding privacy and confidentiality.

17.  Maintains file security and adheres to policies regarding privacy and release of sensitive information.

18.  Communicates effectively with supervisors and peers – provides information to supervisor and co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

19.  Performs necessary support for registration and graduation.

20.  Works in a cross-functional team capacity to develop, coordinate, and implement the registration schedule and process.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Executive Director/Campus Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and Licence:

   1. High School Diploma or GED required with emphasis on office management/office skills desired.
   2. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related skills highly desired.

Experience & Knowledge:

1. Experience in a university administration setting, preferably student records office or registrar’s office.
2. A deep commitment to Christian Higher Education and agreement with the purposes and philosophy of higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and WBU in particular.
3. An understanding of and commitment to work with educational programs related to churches, businesses, industries, and the military.

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Must possess good computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Oasis and PowerPoint  experience.

2.  Must possess good verbal and writing skills in both languages plus good listening skills.

3.  Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills.

4.  Ability to understand and interpret personnel policies and procedures.

5..  Ability to be flexible, prioritize and available to work extended hours as needed although this is a part-time position based on an anticipated twenty-hour work week.

6.  Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with others.

7.  Service oriented – actively looks for ways to help people and solve their problems.

Additional Requirements:

Must have no delinquent or defaulted items on Credit Report.  A credit check will be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

1. Letter of Interest

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement (Link to Application Below)

https://www2.wbu.edu/jobapp/empapp.aspx

3. Current Resume

4. List of Current References

Please send this information to:

Dr. James Antenen, Executive Director/Campus Dean Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio Campus
11550 IH 35 North
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: (210) 826-7595

Fax: (210) 826-5699
Email: antenenj@wbu.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Position will remain open until filled.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, or disability. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes.