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AGRICULTURE - Admin Asst Agriculture

Job Classification

  Hourly Full-time (35-40)

Position summary

Duties are divided approximately equally between office administration and departmental recruting, with some time spent overseeing student workers and greenhouse operations. 

Qualifications summary

Successful applicant will have: a college degree (preferred) with strong skills in writing and editing, the ablility to work independently as well as collaboratively, and a friendly, warm manner that is welcoming to students either in person, on the phone, or via electronic communication. 

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Duties and responsibilities

Supervisory responsibilities

Supervision of 1-3 student workers. 


Good verbal and written skills in English

Ability to write creatively and accurately

Attentive to details

Understand or willing to learn the structure of the department and college.

Able to work on projects independently and collaboratively

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Technical competencies

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Sheets, Doc

Interpersonal interactions

Must be able to greet students and visitors in a warm, friendly manner and assist them with resolving their questions.

Responsive to regular faculty requests

Physical demands

Physically demands include the ability to see and hear normally as well as be able to operate a computer and telephone. Lifting requirements are not to exceed 50lbs.

Work environment

The work environment is an academic office that is pet and plant friendly. Work environment also includes greenhouses and community garden plots, as well as some walking on campus to run errands. There is some background, low-volume noise.