The Department of English serves students who are majoring in English and others taking courses towards their BA. It includes a large graduate Ph.D. program and the First Year Writing Program.
Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Assistant provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department.
-Handles complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for department with students, staff, faculty and other constituents.
-Oversees daily operation of office, evaluating workflow and productivity and providing direction and guidance to office staff.
-Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing, designing layout and graphics for brochures and presentations.
-Coordinates department budget to include monitoring, tracking expenditures, troubleshooting problems and preparing reports. Will also gather data, conduct research and draft reports, summaries or material for presentation.
-Plans and coordinates meetings and special events, including contacting speakers, designing promotional material and coordinating support for speakers and presenters.
-May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.