Staff Assistant (Job Announcement) Bowie State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Staff Assistant

Institution: Bowie State University
Location: Bowie, MD
  • Admin – Secretary and Administrative Assistants
  • Admin – Human Resources
Posted: 09/29/2014
Application Due: 10/10/2014
Type: Full Time
Salary: $50,000 to $55,000 USD Per Year
Responsibilities: Serves as the primary support for the Senior Director of Human Resources in completing projects, generating and analyzing internal PeopleSoft reports and external reports for the Office of Human Resources; exercises discretion and independent judgment in performing job duties; confidentially assists with employee relations matters that may have legal implications and other sensitive matters; provides administrative support in maintaining spreadsheets; oversees filing systems for the Office of Human Resources and otherwise functions as the Office Manager; makes travel arrangements as required for meetings; coordinates the Visa’s for new and continuing employees as appropriate with the University’s immigration attorney; completes reports through PeopleSoft that include the Department of Legislative Services, USM reports, Master List, Salary Book, PMP, ad hoc and miscellaneous reporting as requested; serves as primary reviewer for the Personnel Authorization Consolidation Site (PACS); serves as backup to the employment function which includes assisting with PeopleAdmin application tracking; functions as a Retirement Coordinator for the Maryland State Retirement System; attends Staff Council Meetings; coordinates staffing with the temporary agency; updates the departmental budget on a spreadsheet which includes making adjustments for supplies and advertising; coordinates the distribution of PMPs ensuring that supervisors establish yearly objectives, conducts mid-term reviews, and completes end of the review period PMPs.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Minimum three (3) years of administrative support experience required with budget and maintenance. Human Resources experience desirable. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the practical application of office practices, procedures, and equipment, business English, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and arithmetic; proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of automated office equipment. Must have excellent customer service; ability to project a professional and positive image; to interact with students, public officials and staff at all levels in a courteous and efficient manner; to plan, organize, prioritize complicated and continuing assignments without instruction.

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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