The University of Lynchburg is accepting applications for a part-time Administrative Assistant for the Departments of Art and Theatre in the School of Visual and Performing Arts (August 15-May 31). This position provides administrative support to Art and Theatre faculty and students while handling inquiries and visits from the public and overseeing the Box Office, as needed. In addition to being proficient in the use of computers (Macintosh and PC), standard office equipment, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media platforms, candidates must have administrative assistant experience, independent decision-making abilities, and strong organizational and communication skills.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: working with students, staff, faculty, and the department chairs; working with box office software; processing funds and lab fees; maintain calendar of events and create programs and posters; ordering equipment, supplies, and marketing materials; room use management; coordinate event schedules and liaise with catering, security, and physical plant; budget oversight; make travel arrangements for faculty and guest artists; assist with Arts Shows; and completing other related tasks assigned by supervisors.
Must be committed to accurate work, and possess the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines. Strong English, communication as well as accounting skills conducive to monitoring and preparing statistical reports. College degree or an equivalent combination of education and administrative experience preferred. Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
To apply, please submit a University application (https://www.lynchburg.edu/about/jobs/) or resume, along with names and contact information of three business references to: University of Lynchburg, Attn: Human Resources, School of Visual and Performing Arts, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501, or email: . EOE.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.