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Administrative Assistant I (Nursing)
Staff Position (11544)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant I for the 4-year grant-funded Toolkits for Leadership Development project, in the Department of Nursing. The Leadership Toolkit project is a multi-faceted program to develop web-based instructional resources for nursing students and area health professionals.

Primary Job Duties: Provides a full range of clerical support to the faculty and staff associated with the grant project including front-desk customer service and phone coverage. Maintains office supplies and provides back-up support to other administrative support personnel within the department. Processes mail and prepares purchase requisitions/general work orders. Creates and maintains hard copy and digital files and records. Schedules events and activities and monitors the progress of work completion. Serves as a resource to the public and all the departments within the university. Ensures confidentiality in the handling of sensitive materials at all times.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and two years of experience in an administrative support function. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, administrative, oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to plan, organize, prioritize, multi-task, be flexible and possess the ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, demonstrate initiative, project a professional image, and work independently or as part of a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and e-mail is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Canvas learning management system is desired.

This is a 19 hour/week, 4-year grant-funded position with benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, prescription, leave, and retirement. The starting salary is $16.34 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 all of the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) resume; and 3) names and contact information for three professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.

Applications received by August 31, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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.: 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. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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