Administrative Assistant

Towson University

Towson, MD 21252




Jun 29, 2023

Administrative Assistant II - (230000CB)

Job Summary
Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls more than 19,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

The Administrative Assistant II will assist students, as well as visitors and callers to the Department of Theatre Arts and provide administrative support to the chair, faculty and staff. Maintain department financial paperwork and process payments in consultation with department budget manager.

Responsibilities and Duties
Serve as first point of contact for the department and provide administrative support to the chair, faculty, staff and students. Maintain department financial paperwork, and process payments in consultation with department budget manager, including the application for rights to productions. Assist with event planning, trip planning and meeting planning. Assist in maintaining calendars and scheduling of department events and activities. Order inventory supplies, including scripts for production use, as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Three years of administrative experience.

• The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external parties in a professional and courteous manner.

• Skills in various computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and execute multiple and continuing assignments with general instruction.

• Experience in Theatre or arts management.
• Higher education experience.

Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Salary and Benefits
$40,609 annually and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.

If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

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