Human Resources
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Employment Opportunities

Job Description

Administrative Assistant I (Updated September 4, 2014) - Staff Position (11137)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for an Administrative Assistant in the Public Relations Office.

Primary Job Duties: Assists with the departmental budget; creates rough copy and drafts for press releases; handles scheduling and provides guidance and instruction to student office support staff; serves on the office and University frontline with multiple publics, including media with a 24-hour news cycle; screens telephone calls and visitors; handles routine matters and forwards media inquiries to appropriate staff members; may handle confidential and sensitive information including emergency notification; handles recordkeeping, large and sometimes complex publication mailings, and gathering and posting of information on social media; makes travel plans and reports; and orders office supplies and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. A two-year’s associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is preferred. Two years of directly related administrative experience required. Work in an advertising agency or with a media outlet desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Web posting experience desirable.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: This position requires excellent communication skills, written and oral; being able to work independently and as a team player; handling confidential and sensitive information; interacting successfully with a variety of personalities and publics; being prompt, efficient and skilled at multitasking; and being willing to learn new skills and assume responsibilities.

This is a full time, non-exempt, state position with a full benefits package. Minimum starting salary is $14.58 per hour.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant you must apply online and submit the following: Three (3) professional references and complete work history. A cover letter and resume are preferred. Applications received by September 19, 2014 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws.