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Administrative Assistant - Academic Affairs
Job Type: Full Time Staff
Location: Wichita-KS
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Friends University seeks candidates to provide clerical support for the Office of Academic Affairs.

Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Performs general office duties to include typing, photocopying, filing, retrieving, opening and disbursing the mail, ordering of office supplies, tracking and processing departmental expenditures, prepares and submits forms (i.e., purchase requisitions, expense reports, etc.) as needed or requested.
  • Assists with preparation and distribution of documents and reports.
  • Acts as receptionist and greets students and visitors to the office in person and/or by phone.
  • Provides backup coverage for Sr. Administrative Assistant.

Work hours 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Overtime as needed and can include some evening and/or weekend hours.

Candidates will be expected to have knowledge of office procedures and methods including telephone communications, office systems, and recordkeeping.  Knowledge of modern business communication, including style and format of letters, memoranda, minutes, and reports.  Ability to work well with faculty, staff and students; resolve recurring issues; and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.    

High school diploma or equivalent is required.  One year office or clerical experience required, as is computer proficiency (MS Office products including PowerPoint preferred).  Two year's is preferred.  Spreadsheet software and database experience is necessary.  Experience in higher education, secondary education, or public schools preferred.   Selected applicants must complete online testing of these skills before consideration. 

Please visit our employment website at to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.  EOE

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