Department Administrator

Chicago, IL |$50-60K | Job ID: 90737

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Job Description

A prominent, nationally recognized leader in higher education located just north of Chicago is in search of a Department Administrator! This role would provide administrative support to this specific department/institute. This organization is recognized as one of the premier universities in America and has consistently received high marks in employee satisfaction.

Department Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations for the department
  • Oversee weekly events/educational conferences which would include event planning/coordination
  • Process invoices and departmental expense reports
  • Prepare correspondence, including formal business letters, memos, and other reports
  • Proofread correspondence from other university departments
  • Assist with managing the department calendar
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for the Dean and other individuals as needed
  • Order office supplies and maintain existing inventory of supplies
  • Handle a variety of additional administrative duties, including running errands, maintaining files, and faxing and scanning documents

Department Administrator Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of Administrative/Executive Assistant experience
  • High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suit
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • High energy and positive, professional demeanor
  • MUST be vaccinated and boosted to be considered


This Department Administrator Assistant role is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in working in a fast-paced environment where you will have a high level of exposure to key university personnel. If you are interested in this Department Administrator role and meet the requirements, please apply today!

If you are interested in this Department Administrator position, please apply today!

Thank you,

Cara Jarosz
Team Lead, Admin and Executive Assistant Practice Group
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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