Sr Program Assistant - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1740 - SATSS - FT

Performs a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in support of department’s daily operations.  The position will be appointed 50% to Marketing and 50% to Management.  Experiential Learning programs for both departments will be supported by this position.


1. Assists users of departments’ services by providing information, answering questions (face-to-face and by phone), concerning faculty contacts, completing appropriate forms, etc.   

2.May assist in the performance of various financial and budgetary tasks and reports.

3. May assist with administrative tasks including ordering supplies/awards, maintain inventory, preparing requisitions, scheduling use of conference rooms, maintaining calendars. 

4.May prepare or help prepare various written materials including correspondence, assignments, exams.

5.May maintain and update files and records, access and maintain department databases (Sedona). 

6.May assist in the performance of various clerical tasks including answering phones, typing, proofreading, copying, distributing mail.

7.May assist with scheduling of classrooms during class scheduling.

8.May assist with adding students and communicating with students during force add. (Includes:  Point of contact for students accepted in the Highwire program each semester.  Register accepted students in Banner.)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:

Knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment; knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications; some knowledge of administrative procedures which may include budgeting, research, preparing fiscal and other reports; supervisory skills;  research skills.  Knowledge of university systems preferred (i.e., Banner, MINE, Buyway).

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to department Administrative Assistant
  • Provides direction to student workers, as needed

Working Conditions:

This position supports two academic departments and two experiential learning programs.  The successful candidate should be adaptable and possess the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires six months of coursework or training beyond high school in Business Administration and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Department requests Cover Letter, List of Three References and Resume to be attached.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Farmer School of Business
  • Sr Program Assistant
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter