Job Description:

WPSU seeks an Administrative Support Assistant to perform a wide variety of administrative and office functions. Typical work activities include, but are not limited to:

  • management of the daily operations for the Executive Director and senior directors of WPSU

  • coordination and prioritization of multiple director’s calendars and travel schedules

  • compilation and/or research of information

  • editing correspondence

  • handling a wide range of confidential matters

  • responding to requests for information

  • interpreting policies and procedures

  • assisting with resolving complex problems

  • attending meetings

  • serves as a liaison to our Advisory Board

  • assists with HR and facility-related requests as well as other short-term project needs

  • attending station events

  • may interview, train, and direct the work of other support staff, students and wage payroll personnel

Education and Experience:

Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Analytical and computer skills with specific proficiency in Microsoft Office and database management are necessary. The successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding customer service orientation; excellent oral and written communications skills; excellent analytical, judgment, and organizational skills; and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

Job Location: 
University Park, PA
United States
Job Category: 
Job Type: 
Full time
(814) 863-0820