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CAE Administrative Assistant II: Clerical Assistant

The Center for Academic Equity currently has two positions for Federal Work-Study recipients (only). Students who wish to apply may do so by completing and submitting this form.

Housed in Newcomb-Tulane College, the Center for Academic Equity serves all self-identified underrepresented or non-traditional students. These communities include but are not exclusive to students of color, LGBTQ, and first-generation college scholars' cohorts. Students from these communities bring to the Tulane University student body, leadership, experiential wisdom, academic excellence, life skills, and critical cultural and social perspectives. They drive Tulane University to fulfill its mission as an inclusive, multicultural, academically rich research institution.

Available Position

The Undergraduate Administrative Assistant II is a semester-long position that provides administrative and clerical support for the mission of the Center for Academic Equity. Working closely, with the Administrative Secretary, the Undergraduate Administrative Assistant II: Clerical Assistant duties may include:

  • greeting and assisting visitors
  • answering and making phone calls
  • taking and distributing messages
  • organizing and coordinating meetings and events
  • handling inquiries and incoming work requests
  • photocopying, scanning and faxing
  • drafting correspondence and other documents
  • retrieving incoming mail and preparing and sending outgoing mail and packages
  • assisting with outreach and social media efforts
  • graphic design for posters and communications
  • checking and entering data
  • help publicize events by creating, addressing and posting materials on the bulletin boards around campus
  • assist with scheduling and posting events to the Center for Academic Equity’s Outlook calendar
  • help with setting up and finishing activities related to Equity Thursday's event(s)
  • other tasks as needed

Required skills and expectations include the ability to or possess:

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Adhere to the code of conduct as established by Tulane University’s Division of Student Affairs
  • Be resourceful and flexible
  • Be punctual and dependable
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook and a familiarity with computers
  • Familiarity with or willingness to increase knowledge of campus resources and locations
  • Maintain the Center's collection RLL catalog and resources
  • Take accurate phone messages


Students earn $12 per hour for up to 10 hours per week during the fall semester while federal work-study funds are available.

Application Process

Students must submit the WaveSync Application by May 1st and identify individuals to serve as references. Following application review, interviews will on May 4-6. Interviews will last ½ hour.

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Questions about this position or the application process should be directed to:

Dr. Paula N. Booke
Hebert Hall 106A