Concordia University, Chicago
  • 04-Feb-2020 to 04-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Concordia University Chicago (CUC) invites applications for the part-time (29 hours per week) position of Administrative Assistant to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). This position will support the College's leadership, faculty, staff, and students. As an Administrative Assistant, this staff member must be able to work harmoniously with others at multiple levels of the organization. This position is located in River Forest, IL and reports to the CAS Coordinator.


  • Conveys a warm and welcoming professional environment for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other visitors to CAS
  • Ability to use Concordia's various technological resources efficiently and effectively: Blackboard, Banner, CUC room scheduling software, CUC Sodexo software, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook
  • Manages the office smoothly; coordinating calendars, processing and tracking paperwork, keeping office records organized and up to date, and other routine office tasks
  • Maintains the office area, including office equipment, office supplies, and general office cleanliness
  • Other related tasks as assigned or discovered

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple constituencies
  • Excellent typing skills, including the ability to type and copy/edit large and small documents
  • Ability to systematically file materials in both hard and/or electronic copy accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Willingness to take initiative, search for greater efficiencies, and offer creative ways to innovate
  • Ability to complete tasks quickly and accurately

Minimum Experience Required:

Two years in an office support role

Education Requirements:

High school/GED required; Bachelor's Degree preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to part-time employees. Tuition benefits may also be available.

Application Information:

Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and references with their online application. 

Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.  As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation. 

Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

About Concordia University Chicago:

Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.

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