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Administrative Assistant to Athletics

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • Main Campus

Urbana University is hiring an Administrative Assistant for our Athletics Department.  The assistant will provide administrative support to the Athletic Department including the Athletic Director, Associate Athletic Director(s), Sports Information Director, and Coaches in all daily activities, tasks, projects, and major events. Serves as the first point of contact for all coaches and staff on a daily basis as it pertains to policies and procedures of the entire athletic department. This position is key to assure the department processes are efficient, welcoming, and a great place for staff to learn and grow in their coaching journey.

Position Requirements: An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is required.  Three to five years of prior administrative experience is strongly preferred.  This individual should be able to work with minimal supervision, anticipate the needs of the department, have the ability to multi-task, be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, while maintaining confidentiality.  We seek someone with strong writing and oral communication skills.  The successful candidate will have experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Some evening/early morning hours may occasionally be required to support the needs of the department.

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.