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Position Details

Administrative Assistant, Intercollegiate Athletics

Virginia Wesleyan University is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant within Intercollegiate Athletics. The position is a full-time, 12-month staff position that reports to the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. The administrative assistant performs a variety of duties that supports the 20 intercollegiate athletic programs. These include providing support for the department’s day-to-day operations, maintaining the team competition schedules, contracts and databases, securing team and staff travel arrangements, greeting guests, answering phone calls and preparing reports.  The planning and promotion of special events, including department budget development and monitoring is necessary.

Qualified candidates must have at least three years of administrative assistant experience or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements for this position. A bachelor’s degree and previous employment in higher education is preferred.

The successful candidate must have the ability to operate general office equipment and have proficiency with computer technology, including office Microsoft Office, Google, and Photoshop. In addition, the candidate must have exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing and to relate with a wide variety of people. The candidate must be student-centered with an understanding of college student development. Demonstrated skill in attending to detail in planning and organization is also required. We are seeking a candidate who displays professionalism, including a positive attitude, initiative, and collaborates well as part of a team. A flexible work schedule is needed periodically to accommodate special events during evenings and weekends.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three (3) professional references to employment@vwu.edu. Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, or the presence of non-job-related medical disability or any other legally protected status. Please visit our website at www.vwu.edu.