Employment opportunities

Executive secretary

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) is seeking a highly competent executive secretary to support and assist the Association’s president, executive council, and other committees.

The successful candidate must be:

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated;
  • Skilled at excellent calendar management skills on behalf of the president;
  • Competent to prepare, monitor, respond to and distribute incoming and outgoing telephone, electronic, and hard copy communications on behalf of the president;
  • Qualified to prepare memos, letters, and other documents;
  • Skilled at planning events and meetings and coordinating committees and task forces;
  • Outstanding at maintaining records and files;
  • Able to prepare agendas for meetings and take minutes and take dictation;
  • Qualified at maintaining office procedures;
  • Competent to coordinate travel arrangements and prepare itineraries;
  • Polished with a high level of professionalism and a respect for confidentiality;
  • Be competent with social media and have a demonstrated proficiency with all Microsoft products;
  • Maintain executive’s agenda and assist in planning appointments, board meetings, conferences, etc., and;
  • Qualified to conduct research and prepare presentations or reports as assigned.


  • Proven experience as executive secretary or possession of the necessary skill set;
  • A strong support for education, unions, and the union movement;
  • An associate degree or equivalent experience is required;
  • Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills;
  • Outstanding communication skills and a professional and friendly disposition;
  • Live or relocate to the Harrisburg area;
  • Integrity and confidentiality;
  • Proven ability to take on a variety of different tasks without becoming overwhelmed;
  • Ability to work some weekends and some off hours, and to travel on occasion.

APSCUF provides an excellent benefits package. Salary will be $40,000+, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The start date for the position is Sept. 5, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send a letter of interest, a résumé, and salary history to the attention to ldemko@apscuf.org.