Administrative Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Administrative Assistant
Posting Number C00182JP
Department Human Resources
Job Summary

The college has continuous needs for administrative professionals across the different offices on campus. The administrative assistant provides various types of support for an assigned department. This is a part-time (less than 20 hours per week), non benefits eligible position.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to; organizing travel arrangements, bookkeeping, managing calendars and schedules, planning events, answering phones, creating system reports, and other general office duties.

Education/Skills Requirements

Required: High School Diploma or GED; also required: strong organizational skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to accomplish work with frequent interruptions

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a busy office environment preferred

Standard Work Days and Hours

Varied hours & days to be determined by the department.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Shift N/A
Employment Category Casual - with email
Benefits Eligible No
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No
Posting Date 02/02/2018
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. 

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents