Employment Opportunities

Chancellor and Provost
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The secretary will provide administrative and clerical support to the Office of the Chancellor and Provost.  The successful candidate also serves as the receptionist and reports to the Assistant Provost as well as the Chancellor and Provost.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to: 

  • serve as the primary secretary to the Assistant Provost;

  • greet, direct, and provide assistance to faculty, students, staff, and the public;

  • open, sort, and distribute mail;    

  • prepare and compose routine letters;

  • type various reports;

  • file and retrieve documents;

  • maintain the calendar of the Assistant Provost;

  • make travel arrangements for the Assistant Provost; and

  • other duties as assigned by the Chancellor and Provost, Assistant Provost, and Office Manager


  • High school diploma or equivalent and three years of clerical/secretarial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


The successful candidate must possess the ability to:

  • type with an adjusted speed of at least 55 wpm;
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of constituencies including faculty, staff, students, and the public;
  • deliver strong customer service;
  • perform tasks with the use of office equipment to include computers, copiers, facsimile, scanners, etc., and Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • exercise confidentiality and discretion at all times; and
  • prioritize, plan, and organize multiple tasks and projects using organizational skills

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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