Employment Opportunities

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Hampton University Pre-College is seeking a Secretary to provide quality Administrative support in a fast paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answers the Pre-College Program main phone line, provides superb customer service, and takes phone messages for Director.

  • Provide administrative assistance mainly to the Pre-College Program, including correspondences, typing, and information research, filing and taking telephone messages. Drafts memos/letters as appropriate. 

  • Schedule and perform word processing activities; format, revise and print out.

  • Maintains the Pre-College website, processes all applications for the Pre-College and Summer Bridge Program.

  • Coordinates all activities for the Pre-College Program including the banquet, trip to Kings Dominion Amusement Park and Talent Show.

  • Maintain office files, soft and hard copy alike. Creates flyer, posters, excel files and etc.

  • Orders all office supplies, maintains the printer and all computer equipment.

  • Performs other administrative or office duties as required or as assigned. 


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.


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

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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