Sociology, Criminology & Social Work - Administrative Support

Position Title          Administrative Support                      

Department            Sociology, Criminology & Social Work

Reports to              Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Social Work

Appointment          Full-time; 37.5 hours per week (12 month position)

Pay Rate                 $12.25 per hour

Open/Close Date   Thursday, September 5th – Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 4:00pm

Application Hours  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 1-4 pm; Thursday and Friday, 9-11 am



Essential responsibilities involve providing administrative support and office management for the Department of Sociology, Criminology and Social Work, including support for programs in Sociology, Criminology, Social Work, and Anthropology, the Intellectual and Cultural Activities Committee, and possibly other programs led by department faculty in the future.

Duties include: monitoring several budgetary accounts; managing expenditures for supplies, furniture, and office equipment; coordinating and responding efficiently to telephone, email, and social media communications; attending departmental meetings and preparing minutes; maintaining departmental and program files; ordering, scanning, and duplicating course materials as needed; responding to requests for information from walk-in students, parents, and visitors; assisting students with forms, advising, and registration; maintaining advisor lists; compiling, processing, and distributing student course evaluations; helping to plan and create publicity materials for departmental activities and events; maintaining program websites; coordinating the visits of guest speakers and faculty position candidates by preparing itineraries, arranging accommodations, tracking expenses, etc.; and other job-related duties as assigned.

In order to meet the needs of the University, the University retains the right to assign duties and requirements to employees as well as determine and change starting times, quitting times and shifts.


Three years of office, business, or related experience that demonstrates: ability to set priorities, make decisions, and work independently; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and complete them on time; discretion in working with confidential information; ability to work with PC and Apple computers; proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Publisher and general skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; knowledge of accounting procedures; ability to compose correspondence, and to create and run reports; editing, proofreading, and graphic design skills; attention to accuracy in details with numbers and words; ability to update and maintain webpages, ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, showing respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; ability to interface effectively with other administrative offices across campus; and overall excellence in personal communication.


Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.  Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust.  Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.


Complete a Bradley University Application for Employment at ( or the Human Resource Department.  Apply Mon-Wed, 1-4pm; Thurs-Fri, 9-11am.  Applications must be received in Human Resources, 239 Sisson Hall, 931 Elmwood Ave. by 4pm on 9/25/19.  Park in Visitor Center Lot.


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Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.