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TRIO SSS Administrative Assistant

Job no: 511174
Work type: Full Time Hourly
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Student Affairs/Student Services

General Description of Position:

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the routine management of the Student Support Services TRIO program office, student files, and the program database. S(he) will supervise work-study students, assist students in completing necessary forms for entry into the SSS program, maintain an inventory of office supplies and equipment, and assist the SSS staff with organizing materials for various services. This is a grant funded position through August 31, 2025.

Major Responsibilities:

Customer Service
* Demonstrate a strong customer service and/or student advocacy through a positive attitude of approachability, adaptability, strong problem-solving and desire to identify and support student success
* Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and supported
* Go beyond the easiest or surface answer for a student and get to the root cause of the problem, question or issue to solve it as quickly and professionally as possible

Reception Desk
* Greet students, answer phones, operate office equipment, and provide clerical support to SSS staff
* Utilize a proactive approach to answering student questions and identifying student needs

* Participate in TRIO staff meetings and record meeting minutes
* Assist staff with event planning and execution
* Coordinate tutoring lab attendance sheets and appointment reminder calls
* Help to identify and solve tutoring lab concerns

Administrative Support/Information Management
* Manage participant record filing systems
* Assist staff members with paperwork completion (i.e. travel and student event forms)
* Assist staff with special projects as needed
* Participate in professional training necessary to carry out duties
* Assist staff with identifying new program participants
* Assist staff with the completion and submission of annual project performance report

Technical Support
* Manage program database and electronic records
* Assist staff with participant and program data collection
* Coordinate purchases of program supplies via statewide purchasing system.
* Work as a team member within the Academic Advancement division to improve services to, and retention of students

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED required demonstrated office management skills required
* Excellent interpersonal, grammatical, and data entry skills
* Familiarity with computer applications and proficiency with Microsoft Office and database software

Preferred Qualifications:

* Associate degree in Office Administration or related field

* Proficiency in Banner Student, Banner Finance, IvyAdvising, IvyLearn, IvyMarket, and all other internal systems that are necessary for administering the TRIO Program.

* Experience working in a college or academic setting

* Experience working with diverse populations

Other Requirements:

Work Hours: Hiring Range: Team Ivy Referral: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Advertised: 06 Dec 2022 US Eastern Standard Time
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