Albion College

Administrative Secretary - IA

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Posted On: 07/01/2016
Category: Hourly
Department: Development
Location: Institutional Advancement
Job Type:
Full-time Hourly

Job Description:

Albion College welcomes applications for a full time Administrative Secretary for the Development Office. The Administrative Secretary for Development will support meaningful engagement and personalized philanthropy through Institutional Advancement. S/he will provide administrative and technical support to alumni, parent, and friend activities including mailings, reservations, name tags, running reports, merges, etc. This is a full-time, 12-month position, Typically 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday 8- 5. Some nights and weekend work is required.  Position is represented by the Teamsters.$14.26/hour. Excellent benefits.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains files and databases.
  • Serves as primary contact for online directory and alumni information requests.
  • Handles purchasing and accounting functions, including generation of purchase requisitions, recording of expenditures, and reconciliation of P-cards.
  • Assists with projects as assigned, related to alumni relations, parent relations, and annual giving.

Qualifications Include:

  • 2-3 years previous secretarial experience required.
  • H.S. diploma or equivalent required; Associate's degree preferred.
  • Previous work experience in higher education is preferred.
  • Technology skills, e.g., proficiency in databases (Banner preferred) word processing, spreadsheets, and document scanning.
  • Organizational and analytical skills e.g., perform multiple and complex demands quickly with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and thoroughness in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to work independently and self-directed.

Application Process:

To begin application process send cover letter, resume and references via online application at https://www.albion.edu/hr/online-employment-application, select Administrative Secretary-IA.

If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the online application please visit the Human Resources office located at 1003 E. Cass Street, Albion MI 49224 Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Search Duration:

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled.


Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1400 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Visit our Web site at www.albion.edu

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