Administrative Assistant- Physician Assistant Program

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor


Job Description

Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.


Position Description

Concordia University Wisconsin School of Health Professions invites applications for a full time staff position within the Physician Assistant program. This position reports to the Program Director.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first contact with students, internal and external contacts, as well as the public visiting the School of Health Professions
  • Provide administrative support to the Program Director and maintain effective and regular communication with Program Director
  • Perform general office responsibilities including telephone, email, correspondence, filing, mail processing and room reservations
  • Coordinate projects, schedules and meetings, attend meetings and prepare timely minutes and reports
  • Create and send Qualtrics surveys to students as directed by faculty or director
  • Compile data and student records and enter into databases such as Excel and Access
  • Assist with compiling accreditation documents or any other documents required by stakeholders
  • Purchase office supplies/equipment and create requisitions as needed or requested.
  • Maintain departmental budgets including annual budget reports with the Program Director
  • Communicate with students and direct students to appropriate resources/departments
  • Assist the director in planning and coordinating events, including visit days, workshops, White Coat, graduations and other student events
  • Assist multiple Faculty with daily workflows and projects
  • Assist students with questions and forms
  • Maintain student, faculty and alumni online files as well as database for guest lecturers and adjunct instructors
  • Develop, edit, and send communications, mass mailings, web postings, etc.
  • Direct work tasks of student worker(s)
  • Prepare and maintain an annual calendar in Outlook with recurring deadlines and willing to learn other computer systems
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge and skill in the use of a computer and all functions of Microsoft Office
  • Requires an excellent command of language, punctuation, grammar and writing skills
  • Able to prioritize and juggle multiple priorities and tasks
  • Able to deal with interruptions and work in a fast paced office environment
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Available some evenings and weekends, as needed.

Education & Experience

A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required along with two to three years of office experience.


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Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position. The starting wage is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia University benefit options include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Personal Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account
  • Disability and Survivor Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition waiver benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)
  • Paid time-off including vacation, sick, and Holiday
  • Volunteer paid time-off

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. To begin, please click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.


Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.



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