Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant
Educational Talent Search
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Hampton University is seeking an Administrative who will be responsible for the general maintenance of standard office functions and operations within the Educational Talent Search department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative responsibilities required to effectively manage the project and work in concert with all staff to ensure that program goals and objectives are met.

  • Distribute incoming mail, type memoranda, prepare weekly meeting agenda and minutes, and file correspondences with the Office of the Vice President for Administrative Services.

  • Maintain administrative files of all program activities and records of participants, design activity flyers, process mass emails to program participants, and prepare on-line requisitions.

  • Supervise the work study student(s) who perform general clerical duties.

  • Enter student data into the program database, generate reports as requested, and perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.


  • The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma, have a minimum of three years of clerical experience, to include impeccable record keeping, accounting and organizational skills. Candidates actively pursuing a postsecondary degree will be strongly considered.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of various types of office equipment and standard computer software packages.

  • Possess a professional manner, effective written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage undergraduates, and demonstrated commitment to work with students from low-income, first-generation backgrounds and students with disabilities.

  • Ability to perform multiple responsibilities simultaneously, to work in a self-directed environment, and to plan and organize on both a daily and long-term basis.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and an Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to:

Hampton University

Office of Human Resources

Armstrong Building Room 110

Hampton, VA 23668

*Incomplete applications will not be considered

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