Administrative Support, Academic Affairs (Penn State Dickinson Law Carlisle, PA)

Pennsylvania State University   Carlisle, PA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 20, 2024
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Administrative Support, Academic Affairs (Penn State Dickinson Law Carlisle, PA)


Penn State Dickinson Law in Carlisle, PA is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant - Senior Support. The position provides high-level administrative leadership to the Academic Affairs Office and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.


Reporting directly to the Dickinson Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and working closely with academic leadership, this individual will:


  • Manage strategic operations, workflow, and priorities for the Academic Affairs Office, including the Registrar


  • Support faculty governance operations


  • Coordinate the administrative needs of the Academic & Student Services Office


  • Greet students, faculty, and visitors


  • Support registration, degree audits, and other student record and reporting processes


  • Support exam administration


  • Organize the adjunct orientation


  • Manage the certificate programs and academic affairs award process


Education and experience:


Minimally requires an Associate's Degree or higher plus 4 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, e.g. Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, including the ability to create footnotes and citations, is required. The ability to create and manage databases is also required along with the ability to learn new software applications. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, strong proofreading and editing are essential. Professional demeanor, project management capabilities, and the ability to work well with a diverse law student/alumni population are required.


We encourage candidates to apply who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment.


Application instructions: To apply, submit a web application, cover letter, and resume through the Penn State jobs website at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Dickinson Law, please visit our website at


Dickinson Law strongly encourages people of color, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community to apply. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout the university, see: at


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.


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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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