Employment Opportunity Detail

Administrative Assistant for the Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  The position provides general administrative assistant support to the Chair of the Department of Chemistry the Environmental Studies Director, as well as faculty, lab supervisor and stockroom clerk. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and reconcile departmental budget records
  • Negotiate prices and order chemicals and other supplies (office supplies)
  • Process receipt and payment of invoices and receives and transmits fees and monies
  • Reserve rooms
  • Run errands on campus (i.e. testing center)
  • Orders desk textbooks from publishers and communicate with bookstore
  • Help set up for Freshman Orientation, Scholar Day, etc. and arranging senior banquet
  • Assist with Departmental Facebook page
  • Generate lists/database of student summer plans, graduate plans, etc.
  • Assist with recruiting efforts (letter writing, etc.)
  • Sell lab notebooks/manuals
  • Maintain bulletin boards
  • Proctor exams in absence of faculty
  • Maintain records as needed
  • Make sure printer and hall copy machines has paper, ink, etc.
  • Monitor maintenance/housekeeping/OTS issues and report to various constituencies
  • Assist with chemistry club by depositing money, writing checks, etc.
  • Any other duties as assigned by department chair, ES director and faculty/lab supervisor

Qualifications for this position include high school diploma or equivalent (Associate degree in a related field strongly preferred);  computer literacy in areas of word processing, databases, and spread sheets; excellent communication skills and organizational abilities; attention to detail; ability to take initiative and be intuitive; ability to consistently follow instructions, multi-task and prioritize; and trustworthy.

To apply for this position, please attach your resume and cover letter to the UE online application.


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