Administrative Assistant - Athletics

at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Friends University is committed to work-life balance for its employees by offering flex work options, up to 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave per year, up to 13 1/2 paid holidays, half day Fridays June through July, up to 5% retirement matching, and free undergraduate tuition for you, your spouse, and your dependents.

Friends University is seeking to fill Administrative Assistant to Vice President of Athletics position in Wichita Kansas. This position provides support to the VP of Athletics in assisting with NAIA and KCAC compliance paperwork in addition to administrative support such as appointment scheduling, correspondence, meeting minutes, program evaluations, budget expenditures and preparation, seasonal employment paperwork and orientation for coaches and assistant coaches, departmental policy and procedure documentation. Assisting at sports banquets or other academic (game) events. Work hours are 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday some weekend and/or evening hours as needed.

Friends University seeks to hire individuals who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence).  The mission of the University is:

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives.



Two to four years’ experience as an administrative assistant or office manager is preferred. Previous experience working directly for a director level administrator is strongly desired. Previous budget, event management, and/or marketing experience a plus.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Proficient in Excel spreadsheet creation and maintenance; including graphs and data analysis. Proficient in Word; writing business letters and press releases.  Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner is required.

Pay Range $16.57 - $17.19

Please visit our employment site at to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.

Friends University aspires to be a model of excellence in higher education. As an expression of our Christian faith, we aim to prepare our students for success in a diverse and interconnected world by providing transformative learning experiences that embrace different viewpoints. As we seek individuals to join our Friends University community, we encourage candidates who share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to apply. Join us as we continue on this journey towards a more just and inclusive future for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Friends University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 12939806

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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