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Administrative Assistant II

Institution: Bowie State University
Location: Bowie, MD
  • Admin – Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Posted: 09/12/2014
Application Due: 10/12/2014
Type: Full Time
Salary: $31,894 to $40,179 USD Per Year
Responsibilities: Provides full administrative and clerical support to the Department Chair and faculty members; drafts replies to general inquiries; reads and edits outgoing correspondence for procedural, typographical, grammatical and factual accuracy; establishes and revises complex and sensitive filing systems; enters, updates and retrieves information stored in files and databases; customizes special reports; researches, analyzes and summarizes information and source materials for reports independently and communicates findings orally and in writing; receives, summarizes, prioritizes and reviews correspondence; receives and screens telephone calls and visitors; handles procedural and substantive matters and inquiries; makes travel arrangements; monitors and updates time, leave, inventory and account records; assists in preparing and administering the Department’s budget; acts as intermediary for supervisor; interacts with the public, officials and staff at all levels; anticipates Department Chair’s course of action when absent and facilitates problem resolution; interprets administrative decisions and policies for other staff and transmits directions and instructions; ensures confidentiality of information; other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Minimum three (3) years experience providing administrative support required. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the practical application of office practices, procedures and equipment; business English, spelling, grammar and arithmetic; and USM policies and procedures. General knowledge of and skill in the use of word processing, database and spreadsheet programs. Skill in composing a variety of correspondence; operating manual and automated office equipment. Ability to project a professional and positive image; interact with students, public officials and staff; plan, organize, prioritize and execute complicated and continuing assignments without instruction; manage office operations and Work Study students.

Application Information

Postal Address: Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Rd
Office of Human Resources
Bowie, MD 20715
Phone: 301-860-3450
Fax: 301-860-3453
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