Administrative Assistant – Adult & Graduate Studies (Richmond, VA Extension Site) – Part Time
Eastern Nazarene College’s division of Adult & Graduate Studies is seeking a part time (20-25 hours per week) Administrative Assistant at their Richmond, VA Extension Site. Reporting to the Richmond Site Director, you will be the first point of contact for students, faculty and visitors and be responsible for the organizational effectiveness and efficiency of the office. The position requires maintenance of office systems, developing and implementing procedures, and deploying resources. Previous administrative support experience, a high degree of coordination, planning and organizational skills, and strong interpersonal skills are required. This position works in accordance with the mission, core Christian values and purposes of the College.
Part-Time Hourly Staff
- Assist in annual recertification applications with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV);
- Serve as the first point of contact and ensure the highest quality of student, faculty, and community service with a variety of technology platforms or in person;
- Serve as the point of contact for vendors and maintenance, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment, and bills;
- Organize and schedule meetings, appointments, and classroom spaces;
- Provide support services to all events and activities sponsored by the Richmond Site;
- Partner with the Quincy Campus to maintain office policies, organize office operations and procedures;
- Coordinate with staff of Straightline Development Solutions (SDS) for maintenance of all equipment and space;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Associates’ degree and two or more years’ administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge of and facility with the Microsoft Office suite of computer applications, with the ability to quickly learn other software products.
- Familiarity with budgetary policies and procedures.
- Availability to work some evening and/or Saturday hours as needed.
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop rapport, motivate, and deal patiently and calmly with faculty and students in stressful situations.
- Ability to collaborate with team members at a distance, using technology to mediate communication;
- Strong coordination, planning, and organizational skills;
- Ability to work as a team member and maintain confidentiality, professionalism, integrity, and a flexible attitude;
- Ability to maintain accurate and well-organized records; review sensitive materials and edit content constructively;
- Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work with frequent interruptions;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Ability to collaborate and work with integrity and respect with diverse populations;
- Service-oriented attitude with a commitment to Christian faith and values.
Please submit your (1) resume, along with a (2) cover letter, and (3) provide a statement of faith – a statement of your Christian experience, including how your christian commitment models the mission and values of Eastern Nazarene College and your church affiliation and involvement.
Human Resources Director
Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170
Who We Are
Eastern Nazarene College is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts college and member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) with approximately 1,000 students distributed across residential undergraduate, graduate, and adult studies programs.
Situated in the southwest quadrant of the Richmond metropolitan area, at the center of Chesterfield County, Eastern Nazarene College’s Richmond Campus is conveniently located one-quarter of a mile off the intersection of Route 288 and Courthouse Road. ENC Richmond resides on the beautiful 289-acre campus of Southside Church and Guardian Christian Academy, approximately 15 miles from downtown Richmond, 12 miles from Interstate 95, and 20 miles from Interstate 64. Parking is easily accessible on campus.
Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well. www.enc.edu
Eastern Nazarene College provides a transformational education that equips diverse students to lead and serve our world as agents of Christ’s love and truth.
Eastern Nazarene College will be widely-recognized as a leader in innovative Christian education, renowned for excellence in student achievement, vibrant intercultural community, and global impact
- Holistic education: We provide a holistic educational experience in the liberal arts and professional studies that integrates spiritual, academic, emotional, and social development.
- Christian community: We facilitate the building of loving relationships so that we reflect the Spirit of Christ in our life together.
- Student-centered: We orient our work around the success of our students, making every effort to be responsive to the unique needs, aspirations, and backgrounds of each one.
- Wesleyan: Consistent with our rich Wesleyan holiness tradition, we create and maintain an environment which awakens and fosters truth, righteousness, and justice as made possible by God’s transforming grace through Jesus Christ.
- Civility and hospitality: We intentionally welcome and embrace people from diverse cultures, viewpoints, and faith traditions.
- Servanthood: We model servant leadership to our students and community by building a culture of listening, respect, encouragement, and support.
- Authenticity and transparency: We are deliberately honest in our relationships, candid in our communication, and transparent in our governance in order to foster trust and confidence.
- Excellence: In an effort to provide “the best in education and the best in Christian faith,” we strive for excellence that honors God in all our endeavors.
- Strategic innovation: While remaining deeply rooted in our mission, we are boldly creative and innovative in the methods we employ.
- Accountability: We keep promises, honor commitments, meet and exceed expectations, and are willing to be held accountable for the faithful fulfillment of our responsibilities.
Our lifestyle guidelines reflect the “Articles of Faith and “Agreed Statement of Belief” of the Church of the Nazarene and the Mission Statement of Eastern Nazarene College. The premise of our lifestyle guidelines is to exemplify such personal, moral, and religious conduct as shall be above reproach. This lifestyle premise is for everyone working and living on campus: students, faculty, staff, and administration. This lifestyle premise is a rationale for desirable behavior and attitudes. To be in accord with the purposes and spirit of the College and with the doctrines and standards of the Church of the Nazarene, our lifestyle practices exclude: drinking alcoholic beverages, engaging in sexual acts with anyone other than your spouse, viewing pornographic and violent videos/movies, using illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs, participating in gambling, or using tobacco in any form. The College also asks employees to follow dress code guidelines. The College expects all employees to live by this lifestyle premise. We ask for an understanding of the need for lifestyle standards, a good spirit in keeping them, and cooperative efforts in improving them. As ENC employees, we ask that you consider the larger picture that what we do and how we do it reflects on ENC and affects other people as well as ourselves. Our desire is to glorify God in all our efforts.