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Administrative Associate for Academic Support and Research

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Administrative Aide
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Posting Duration: 8/11/2017 - 8/18/2017
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to assist the Associate Dean for Academic support in all endeavors concerning the operations of the college including project management, assisting and advising on special projects, serving as facilitator/liaison with various university offices and external constituencies. This role also supports the Associate Dean for Research in areas including compiling and analyzing data, grant acquisition, and management.

Critical to the role is the ability to manage multiple priorities, including graduate assistant placements, student scholarship awards, faculty/course evaluations, and faculty scholarship activities.

This position requires a high level of confidentiality given the nature of the data being handled.


1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Any one or any combination totaling five (5) years (60 months) from the following categories:
(a) College course work in business, finance, accounting or a related field:
- 60 semester hours or an Associate's degree equals one (1) year (12 months)
- 90 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
- 120 semester hours or a Bachelor's degree equals three (3) years (36 months)
- Master's degree or higher equals four (4) years (48 months)
(b) Progressively more responsible general or specialized office experience which included aspects of supervising staff or job function, organizing, and performing duties that lead to knowledge of generally accepted office principles

3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


$17.94 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Mennonite College of Nursing / Human Resources
Contact: Trish Trainor
Phone Number: 309.438.3092