Departmental Administrative Assistant, Digital Communication

As a full-time administrative assistant, you will support the digital communications department and its dean, chair, faculty, and staff with academic projects and other university initiatives and collaborate with academic operations managers to help the department meet its deadlines and requirements. You will support academic services' Operation Showcase and collaborate with other SCAD departments, including accreditation initiatives with institutional effectiveness, recruitment with admission, student matters with student success, the registrar, the office for career and alumni success, SCADpro, and more.

The successful candidate demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills while exhibiting a commitment to honesty, discipline, integrity, and confidentiality. An eye for detail and accuracy is essential, and the candidate should possess advanced project- and people-management abilities. Always punctual and professional, the candidate is highly organized and responsive and can manage multiple priorities with ease. The ability to thrive as both an individual and team-based contributor is also a must.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
  • One to three years of relevant professional experience in an academic environment
  • Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office 365 (Word and Excel) and Banner or a similar database

Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Valid driver's license

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.