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Administrative Assistant - Academic


PA College Of Health Sciences

Cost Center

9849 Academic Support

Supervisory Organization

Health Sciences & Humanities




POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of simple to complex clerical duties emphasizing administrative detail and support services for the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Deans, Program Chairs and Faculty.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Compose correspondence, memorandums, reports, minutes and contracts as directed.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings for the College Vice Presidents and Deans.
  • Maintain files and security of confidential information including College financial and legal information.
  • Answer and screen telephone calls for the Vice Presidents and Deans as needed.
  • Coordinate special administrative events such as retreats and planning sessions, and arrange for locations, a/v equipment, handout materials, etc.
  • Coordinate annual affiliation agreements for Health Sciences and Nursing.
  • Coordinate arrangements for out-of-town travel, preparing appropriate travel authorizations and completing expense vouchers. 
  • Process check requests and employee reimbursements according to College and LG policy, maintaining accurate records.
  • Maintain a cooperative and pleasant manner in relating to students, staff, board members, and visitors to the College, working to promote good interpersonal relations.
  • Coordinate special projects and complete ad hoc assignments as delegated by the Vice Presidents and/or Deans.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Participate on College committees as directed.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the President or other members of the Cabinet.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Three (3) years of administrative secretarial experience
  • Ability to produce neat, properly formatted typed copy at a speed of no less than 70 wpm
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, automated scheduling and presentation software
  • Higher Education background, preferred


  • Graduate of a business secretarial program or equivalent in work experience


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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COLLEGE Full Time Posted on 01/11/2021