Clerical Assistant 2 Jobs

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

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Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, is currently hiring on a vacant job post of Clerical Assistant 2 based in Lock Haven PA 17745. Please read the job detail carefully before applying.

Job Title: Clerical Assistant 2
Company Name: Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lock Haven PA 17745
Salary: $16.86 an hour
Job Link Expiry: 2022-12-06
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Clerical Assistant 2

Zeigler College of Business

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Full-time/ Part-time

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Temporary/ Permanent

Benefits are offered through PASSHE (Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education). To be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-time hours.

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$16.86/hr in accordance with the AFSCME CBA

Work Hours
8:00 to 16:30

Work Schedule
Mon. – Fri.

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Anticipated End Date

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary
This is a 12-month position, under the general supervision of the Associate Dean of the Zeigler College of Business. The Clerk Assistant 2 performs a wide range of moderately complex clerical, technical, and support functions related to the operation of the areas where assigned. These services are generally provided at the level of first priority to the appropriate campus leads and thereafter to faculty members of the departments. This position provides clerical support to the Zeigler College of Business Departments of Accounting (25%), Economics & Finance (25%), Management & International Business (25%), and Marketing & Professional Sales (25%).

The home campus for this position is
Lock Haven.

Essential Duties
  • Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation at a level equivalent to that used in writing or adjusting written materials, and of technical vocabularies or ability to independently verify such accurately by using resource materials.
  • Knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, conduct and actions necessary in maintaining harmonious working relationships, and of the types, organization and use of standard office files, logs, forms and letter formats.
  • Knowledge of the techniques applied in using the English dictionary.
  • Skill in typing at a minimum speed rate of 40 words per minute and in the operation of various computers/software packages to produce finished copy of a variety of typing assignments, including charts and diagrams.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions which explain multifaceted procedures.
  • Ability to perform within processing procedures which involve an understanding of multiple aspects and application of varied standards.
  • Ability to proofread information for conformance with a prescribed pattern or form to assure the adherence to clerical office methods, or for compliance with specific administrative or procedural rules.
  • Ability to transfer information and present it in a modified form according to rules and procedures.
  • Ability to collect and organize material for reports by determining what available information should be included and presenting the information in a prescribed organized format.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in a manner which insures smooth processing and accomplishment of priority items on schedule.
  • Ability to organize work and develop effective work methods in an area which involves variable phases of different techniques and procedures.
  • Sufficient physical dexterity to allow performance of clerical work such as filing, sorting papers, opening mail, and the operation of office machines.
  • Ability to make duty-oriented decisions on the basis of well-defined standards and precedents.
  • Ability to compose letters and correspondence from both verbal or written outlines and notes. Ability to compose straightforward, informational correspondence such as transmittals or acknowledgements in reply to requests or questions.
  • Ability to operate office machines such as an adding machine, photocopier, fax machine, and dictation recorders and transcribers.

Specific Duties
  • Screen incoming telephone calls for departmental faculty; handle routine requests for information; direct callers and visitors to appropriate departmental faculty; records messages for faculty.
  • Proofread typed materials to insure documents are grammatically and typographically correct, complete, and adhere to departmental guidelines.
  • Prepare and process various forms including purchase orders and maintenance work orders.
  • Process travel requests and vouchers. Work with Bloomsburg Clerical Administrators to calculate and encumber funds from various sources. Reserve transportation when needed.
  • Maintain files of departmental correspondence, personnel records and student academic files for Lock Haven.
  • Maintain advisement filing system for Lock Haven by processing forms, preparing lists of advisees, entering advisee assignment changes on computer and composing and processing necessary correspondence.
  • Assist the Lock Haven campus leads with scheduling and graduation requirements. Review files of students expecting to graduate each semester.
  • Assist the Lock Haven department majors and other students in scheduling courses and course selection as directed by the department chairperson and/or advisor.
  • Assist the Lock Haven campus leads in monitoring student enrollment; makes schedule changes using student information system.
  • Assist faculty search and screen committee chair; process correspondence, job descriptions, position advertisements; compile applicant data, and arrange interviews (itineraries, meals, housing, etc.) as it pertains to Lock Haven faculty.
  • Type handouts, letters, and other documents for departmental staff at Lock Haven.
  • Prepare consolidated listing of Lock Haven faculty class and office hours.
  • Schedule and post room reservations for the building’s conference room.
Issues requests for maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment in the department.
  • Arranges room assignments and food service for special department functions. Reserves rooms and on campus parking and schedules transportation for special guests.
  • Assembles packets for new freshmen and transfer business majors at Lock Haven. Assist with Open House programs for prospective students and parents.
  • Assist the Lock Haven campus leads with scheduling graduate courses. Receive student scheduling requests, obtain approval of campus leads, schedule courses as advised and notify student by email of their final schedule.
  • Receive Lock Haven student requests for transfer credit, obtain approval of Coordinator, forward request to Graduate Studies for approval. Once course completed verify that transfer credit has been posted.
  • Monitor Lock Haven students expecting to graduate. Request application from students. As needed, complete graduation application for signature of campus leads and graduate coordinators.
  • Maintain ongoing enrollment tally, reporting the increase and decrease of enrollment in undergraduate and graduate courses at Lock Haven.
  • Know and describe procedures to those who have questions or concerns. Make independent decisions on routine matters.
  • Work with Bloomsburg department Clerical Assistant 2s to maintain records of expenses and encumbrances from departmental and incentive budget allocations on SAP.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • Six months as a Clerical Assistant 1;
  • Graduation from high school;
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • This position requires keyboarding skills to meet standards for speed and

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

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Open Date

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Applications must provide the name, telephone number and email address of three professional references.
  • Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation. Background Clearance Results of all (3) three criminal background checks must be provided to Human Resources PRIOR to the start date of employment.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

About the Northeast Integration
Northeast Integration of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities was confirmed via a unanimous vote by the PA State System Board of Governors in . The Northeast university integration is a bold investment in the communities and people of Northeastern Pennsylvania that will allow all three institutions to continue sustainably fulfilling their missions. Centered on student success, our shared vision is to expand high-quality educational opportunities for students, position institutions for growth, and meet regional economic and workforce needs across Pennsylvania.
The home campus for this position is
Lock Haven with the expectation of serving a multi-campus University within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
The State System and its universities are committed to cultivating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments that allow all members of the State System community to thrive.

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Annual Security Report (Clery Act)
The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

You also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling

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