Temporary Administrative Assistant MFA Program, Creative Writing - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Hours needed per week: 15-18 per week

Pay: 15 per hour

Dates: June 1-June 30th

The successful candidate will:
  • Provide overall administrative and office support to the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing.    

  • Make space and equipment requirements and reservations for the Creative Writing & Reading Series and for other MFA events; and provide assistance with data entry, mailings and correspondence.

  • Update the Program website, online calendar, and social media regularly.

  • Handle routine administrative tasks including phones, filing, copying, and mailings.

  • Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. 

  • Contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the MFA Program in Creative Writing Mission.

  • Ability to handle confidential matters.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, email, social media and internet technology.  

  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with all elements of a culturally diverse community; ability to cultivate and maintain partnerships with diverse individuals offices and programs.  

  • Understanding of and commitment to further the College's mission.

Salary Information

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Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu.1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College2) A resume 3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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