St Edwards University
  • Wild Basin Creative Research Center
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Part Time

Administrative and Education Assistant

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Administrative and Education Assistant. The Administrative and Education Assistant will be Provide clerical and administrative support to Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Work involves disseminating information, maintaining filing systems, and performing internal administrative support work. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Note: This position is part-time with a maximum of (20hrs/wk) and is not benefits eligible. 


For consideration, a High school degree required. Preferred Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, education, or business. 1 - 3 years of office management and administrative assistance experience preferred. Data entry/retrieval, spreadsheet, and database experience required. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Excellent written/verbal communication, word processing, and organizational skills required. Ability to interact confidentially and professionally with volunteers, students, parents, faculty, staff, and the general public. Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and priorities. Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse stakeholders. Ability to learn other programs, including contact management software, as necessary. A desire to learn about natural history, conservation, and environmental education is essential. Prior experience in an educational or natural resource profession is preferred. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. Ability to contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds in accordance with the Holy Cross. Must possess the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.


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Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.  Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.



St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.



Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;




We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Reference #: PN9953

Posted: 01/14/2020

Available: Immediately

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