Administrative Specialist - Mathematics and STEM Outreach Services

at University of Maine - USM in Gorham, Maine, United States

Job Description

Have you always wondered what it would be like to work on a University Campus?  Are you self-driven, collaborative, and open to learning different technologies?  Join the University of Southern Maine’s Mathematics and Statistics Department and STEM Outreach and Services and become a key member of the team. 

The Administrative Specialist position pays $14.72/hour (non-negotiable) and is based on USM’s Gorham Campus.  Standard hours are 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. 

This position is the primary point of contact for the Math and STEM programs and must be someone enthusiastic about customer service, supporting potential students, current students, faculty members, and members of the USM community.  This position will perform a wide variety of administrative duties in support of daily operations, including communication, records maintenance, and participating on special projects.   

The ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise sound judgment, and work independently and in a team environment while maintaining attention to detail are essential. The successful candidate will be a proactive, well-organized individual with excellent written, phone and verbal communication skills.  The Department utilizes various data systems and web platforms and requires someone with the ability to navigate such systems. 

Come join our thriving, growing, and inclusive community!  

The University is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multilingual and strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. 

We live our USM Service Promise, “Student Focused Every Day” and we are looking for employees who understand that promise and support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • Minimum of two years administrative support experience
  • Skilled in basic software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, but not limited to those listed here.

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more. 

Want to know more about employment, benefits, and local resources?  Our Employment webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything the Greater Southern Maine area has to offer.

Job Details


University of Southern Maine - USM


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Gorham, Maine 04038
United States

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Job Posting: 581986

Posted On: Jul 20, 2021

Updated On: Jul 22, 2021