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Temporary Administrative Pool

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Temporary Administrative Pool
Position Number
Posting Number S1166
State Role Title Administrative and Office Specialist II
Position Type Temporary
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Human Resources, Training and Performance
Department 100210 - Human Resources
Pay Band 2
Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience
Specify Range or Amount
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

James Madison University is accepting applications on a continual basis for the Temporary Administrative Pool. Departments across campus hire from the Temporary Administrative Pool on an “as needed” basis and positions vary depending on departmental needs. Applicants will be contacted as positions become available.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will vary depending on the departmental needs. Duties may include but are not limited to:

- Answering telephones
- Greeting customers that enter the office
- Sorting office mail
- Managing correspondence via email
- Processing paperwork
- Performing data entry
- Working with JMU systems, such as PeopleSoft


- Working knowledge of standard office software including Microsoft Word and Excel
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to operate standard office equipment
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize work

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

These are part-time wage positions working up to an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/03/2018
Beginning Review Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Charlottesville Daily Progress
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Employee Referral
    • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • JMU JobLink
    • Job Fair
    • NCAA
    • Northern Virginia Daily
    • Nuevas Raices
    • Other Referral
    • Phone Inquiry
    • Richmond Times Dispatch
    • Roanoke Times
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
    • US Military Pipeline
    • VA Jobs Website
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Walk-in
    • Washington Post
    • Winchester Star
    • Other
  2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

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