Administrative Assistant

University of Pittsburgh

Administrative Assistant

  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Partially Remote

Administrative Assistant

  • University of Pittsburgh | Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: May 11, 2024
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Job TitleAdministrative Assistant

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

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Location Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

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Administrative Assistant


The University of Pittsburgh in the Mechanicsburg location is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant. The incumbent will be responsible for providing professional customer service, administrative and technical support to the staff of the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center). The Administrative Assistant functions as a team member of the Administrative Department of the Resource Center. Duties include providing administrative support and assistance to the assigned department manager(s), supervisor(s) and staff.?This position provides administrative support for training and delivery needs, along with backup support for the front desk. Must also be efficient in scheduling meetings, providing support during meetings and events, and recording and distributing meeting minutes.

The Child Welfare Resource Center operates in a hybrid work approach where work can be completed remotely, in the Mechanicsburg office, and in the field as necessary and appropriate.?Time for this position is estimated as 5% remote work, 90% in the Mechanicsburg office and 5% in the field. Must be able to travel infrequently statewide throughout the Commonwealth.

Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations preferred. A commitment to achieving equity and inclusion in the child welfare system is a must. Candidates who desire consideration for this position MUST apply online. Candidates are encouraged to also attach a cover letter and resume.

Please review the Posting Deadline at and for more information about the Resource Center, visit us at

The University offers a robust retirement savings plan option, including:

– 100% University match on employee contribution of 3-8% of base pay

– 150% University match on employee contribution of 3-8% of base pay after vesting

– Enhanced University match for those nearing retirement

– 11 Paid Holidays

– Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days

– Additional Paid Time Off (Winter Recess) during the period between – Christmas and the New Year

– Paid Parental Leave

– Above-average Employer Contribution toward Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, and LTD insurance plans

– Flexible Work Schedules

– Staff, Spouses, Domestic Partners, and Dependents Education Benefits

Job Summary
Performs administrative assistant support work of moderate complexity.

Essential FunctionsMust be able to operate computers and other office equipment; communicate effectively with management contacts as well as internal and external contacts; perform under pressure of numerous deadlines; perform multiple job tasks and projects simultaneously. This position requires proficiency in MS Office Suite including Teams, SharePoint, One Drive, and Outlook.

Physical EffortA valid driver’s license or the ability to travel to perform the essential functions is required.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.


Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Job Classification: Staff.Administrative Assistant II

Job Family: Administrative Support

Job Sub Family: Clerical

Campus: Mechanicsburg

Minimum Education Level Required: Associate’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 3

Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Work Arrangement: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications

Relocation_Offered: No

Visa Sponsorship Provided: No

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Required Documents: Resume

Optional Documents: Cover Letter

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