Effective Date: Monday, February 12, 2024



  • Excellent speaking and writing abilities and professional telephone demeanor.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of desktop applications and strong typing skills.
  • Ability to organize the flow of work, including filing, data collection, information, and appointment scheduling.
  • Ability to work effectively with other Divisional staff and other University offices.
  • Strong work ethic and proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Previous successful secretarial experience.
  • Work experience in a university environment or K-12 environment.


  • Open the Department of Instructional Leadership and Support and Department of Teaching and Learning offices daily.
  • Check all equipment and maintain requests for maintenance, service calls, and supplies needed to ensure proper daily operation.
  • Manage office records such as requisitions, email reminders, calendars, forms, room requests, and files.
  • Distribute mail and faxes to appropriate individuals.
  • Inventory department needs and creates purchase requisitions.
  • Answer telephone and email.
  • Supervise student workers.
  • Attend and prepare minutes for meetings.
  • Keep up with current procedures and curriculum requirements.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in person and remotely.
  • Send out reminder emails regarding essential dates and deadlines.
  • Collect syllabi for online courses each term.
  • Collect grades for all College of Education courses each term.
  • Manage online course schedule changes and campus advisor assignments.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the department chairs or other appropriate administrator.

Application Deadline:Friday, February 2, 2024

To Apply:  Send materials listed below to:

Dr. Jan Miller, Dean

Julia Tutwiler College of Education
The University of West Alabama
Station 8
Livingston, AL 35470


Or by email to jmiller@uwa.edu.

  • Cover letter.
  • Resume.
  • At least three current references.
  • Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; office transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment).

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, including information obtained from social media and other internet sources.

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.