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Administrative Assistant - Advancement
Concordia University Wisconsin | Mequon, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Concordia University invites applicants to the full-time position of Administrative Assistant for the Office of Advancement located on the Mequon Campus. The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and organizational support to the Office of Advancement. This full-time non-exempt position reports to the Director of Advancement Services. The individual must be able to perform in a professional manner, organize workflows, follow directions, take initiative and manage support functions for timely attainment of objectives and outcomes.


* Assist multiple Advancement fundraising directors with daily workflows and provide support for their initiatives, to include significant work in the database for donor contact management
* In coordination with the Director of Advancement Services, provide administrative support including event and meeting coordination, logistics, correspondence, travel arrangements and other scheduling
* Assist in the implementation of the Heritage Society planned giving program's communication and activities
* Direct work tasks of student worker(s)
* Greet and assist constituents, alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and other visitors
* Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Abilities

* Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high level of accuracy in grammar, spelling, and proofreading
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and professionally, especially with various offices of the university
* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
* Flexibility and the ability to deal with interruptions and work in a fast-paced office environment while prioritizing multiple tasks
* Knowledge and skill in office practices; use of computer systems, MS Office applications, and integrated database systems
* Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
* Ability to work some evenings and weekends for special events

Education and Experience

Minimum two years of experience in increasingly responsible office administrative support experience. Bachelor's degree preferred. Possess an appreciation for the mission and purpose of Concordia as a university of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time hourly position. Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 72 undergraduate majors, over 35 master's degree programs, and 5 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

About Concordia University Wisconsin

Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin's main campus is located on 192 acres of beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline at 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. The university and its 16 adult education centers and classroom locations are home to over 5,500 undergraduate and graduate, traditional as well as non-traditional students from 38 states and two dozen foreign countries. The university offers 55 undergraduate majors, 14 master's degree programs, a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy and a variety of adult learning opportunities. The university is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and is a member of the Concordia University System, a nationwide network of colleges and universities.

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