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Student Administrative Assistant

Overview: The Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center is unique in that it is one of four equity assistance centers in the country, dedicated to ensuring an equitable education for all K-12 public school students. We make a difference in the lives of millions of students in our 13-state region of coverage, focusing on four areas of desegregation: race, sex, national origin, and religion. 

We work directly with school districts and state education agencies in order to eliminate inequities among and between groups of students, as well as produce a wide variety of equity-focused multimedia products. 

Position summary: As a Student Administrative Assistant (SAA), you will work for the Center on diverse projects, showcasing and building skills in a variety of areas, adding valuable assets to your resume. You will report directly to the Office Coordinator of the Center, but may be asked to assist the Center Director or Assistant Directors. The SAA may also serve as receptionist in the absence of the Office Coordinator. 

This is a Work Study funded position.

Duties include: 
Work with spreadsheets, forms, and e-marketing platform 
Create, design and edit a variety of documents in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher 
Professionally represent the Center with students, staff, visitors, and general public 
Research and prepare vital documents 
Manage Center calendar 
Assist in maintaining integrity of important files and documents 
Perform office maintenance duties 
Run general errands around campus 
Other duties as assigned 

In accordance with the IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success, experience in this position will help students become acquainted with the following profiles:
•        Communicator – The ability to listen, write, and speak effectively. The ability to assess a situation, seek multiple perspectives, gather more information if necessary, and identify key issues that need to be addressed.
•        Innovator – The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within a specific timeframe.
•        Problem Solver –The ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments. The ability to find/create solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, past experiences, and available information and resources.
•        Community contributor – The ability to demonstrate a sensitivity and awareness to other people and cultures. The ability to relate to co-workers and inspire others to participate. The ability to maintain a productive climate and confidently motivate, mobilize, or coach other employees/students.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Detail Oriented
Ability to prioritize competing deadlines and tasks
Balance working independently and collaboratively