Lynn University
  • 12-Sep-2018 to 26-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • University Events
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time


Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.

Lynn is currently accepting applications for the Administrative Assistant position. The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Director of University Events and the University Events office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the internal office communication, including making and receiving phone calls, taking messages and managing e-mail requests
  • Greet and provide general support to visitors
  • Develop and maintain digital and manual filing of departmental documents and records
  • Create and maintain database of all event vendors and contact information
  • Prepare and submit vendor contracts as well as all necessary legal documentation to General Counsel
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports, credit card statements, and procurement requests
  • Assists to create metric reports pre and post events to include budget, expenditures, etc.
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments for University Events
  • Assist in preparation of documents for meetings including printing/collating information in an organized manner
  • Manages event preparation including nametags, registration lists, and materials required on site at events
  • Assists in general event setup including decor installation and breakdown
  • Oversee general office supply needs and inventory, submit maintenance requests, submit Lynn University Service Desk tickets
  • Track and monitor ordered event supplies
  • Receive, sort, and distribute mail
  • Oversee schedule and direct student employees in daily tasks
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner
  • Proven admin or assistant experience
  • Must be able to work select nights and weekends
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Effective written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Proficient in working with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to remain professional at all times
  • Problem solving skills
  • Supply management
  • Ability to maintain office administration procedures
  • Accurate typing skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Telephone Skills
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to use discretion and judgment

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.



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