St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
School of Law
The Faculty Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to Law School Faculty members in association with their responsibilities.
Provide excellent customer service support to Law School faculty
Produce a variety of documents (i.e. exams, papers, letters, memoranda, articles, etc.)
Prepare seating charts, class rosters, signature sheets and flashcards
Open and disseminate mail, respond to invitations, advertisements
Organize and maintain files
Prepare travel and expense vouchers and arrange transportation for guests
Plan, schedule, and organize meetings, competitions and/or events including preparation of all necessary materials
Prepare agendas for meetings
Create and maintain databases Coordinate conference calls
Update brochures and handbooks
Update and post articles to SSRN
Maintain faculty affiliated pages on website with the content management tool
Work closely with Special Events and Creative Services departments in connection with marketing and communication materials
Provide online research for guest speakers’ biographies
Act as communication liaison between faculty and various internal and external contacts
Additional projects as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent
Up to two years working experience in an administrative support capacity within a professional environment.
Excellent, computer and typing skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Self-motivated and self-directed
Strong organizational and planning skills, including ability to multi task
Detail-oriented with a sense of creativity
Ability to effectively communicate with faculty and administration
Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications: Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word 2003 and 2007
Knowledge of Word Perfect, Adobe Pro, Readris
Proficient use of Internet and E-mail
Knowledge of the Hewlett-Packard family of laser printers, transcribing and fax equipment, Scanners.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218456
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.