Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant
Office of the Executive Vice President
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The mission of the Office of the Executive Vice President is to provide oversight for research, graduate studies, and grants management and to lead the institution in its goal to become research-intensive. The Administrative Assistant will provide secretarial and administrative support to the Executive Vice President. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, a high level of energy and initiative, good organizational skills, discretion in handling confidential information, flexibility to adapt to changing needs and priorities, and the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and events.  Specifically, this individual will:


  • Maintain a highly efficient tickler system
  • Compose correspondence
  • Prepare reports and occasional greetings/remarks for events
  • Maintain an appointment calendar
  • Make arrangements for travel
  • Coordinate meetings
  • Supervise one student worker


The successful candidate must possess college-level administrative experience, be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook, and possess a typing speed of at least 60 wpm. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

How to Apply

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and an Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to the:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668


*No phone calls

*Incomplete application packets will not be processed

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