Secretary, Mass Communication and Liberal Studies

Secretary, Mass Communications and Liberal Studies

Human Resources
Monday, June 23, 2014
Manage student workers, maintain student records, oversee the daily operations of the programs, assist students with program requirements, adviser assignments, and university and course-related questions, and support the work and duties of the faculty and departments chair of Mass Communication, the coordinator of Liberal Studies and Rambler Media Group. 
Position Type: Full Time Staff
Department: School of Arts and Letters
Reports To: Dr. Kay Colley (MCO) and Dr. Carol Johnson-Gerendas (BLS)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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FACULTY (Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, Rambler Media Group)
Responsibilities include:

  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Copying documents
  • Establishing and maintain files, including student files
  • Processing requisitions and facilitating payment for payables for specified departments
  • Providing typing support for faculty
  • Proving general office work to the Department Chairs and faculty within all departments as needed
  • Order and maintain supplies, and arrange for equipment maintenance
  • Facilitate the hiring and supervision of departmental student workers
  • Serve a make-up test proctor for faculty and adjuncts
  • Support Chair and Coordinator in production of Assessment Reports
  • Coordinate check-out and check-in of media equipment to students and faculty for use of in class projects
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chair, Coordinator, and/or Dean


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma required, some college preferred.
Previous office experience required.


  • Ability to type 35 wpm.
  • Ability to adhere to University and office policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current software programs.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate appointments.
  • Ability to work independently in the most efficient manner with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work well with diverse faculty, staff, students and other constituents of the University.
  • Ability to use discretion in handling confidential matters in compliance with FERPA regulations.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and office atmosphere.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, including filing procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate and provide strong customer service.


Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other University employees.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved write or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply, send a current resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources
Oneal-Sells Building, room 110

Phone: 817-531-4403
Fax: 817-531-4402
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm

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