Administrative Assistant - School of Nursing

Graceland University is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant in the School of Nursing on the Independence, Missouri, campus. Will provide clerical support to Graduate Programs Associate Dean, as directed, including letters regarding academic progress, maintenance of student files, and data deemed necessary for accurate tracking of
student progress. Position also requires working with faculty, serving as liaison for Graceland with distance learning students and clinical agencies to ensure academic integrity and legal needs for clinical partnerships.

The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, be self-motivated, have excellent computer and organizational skills, enjoy customer service, and work independently but cooperatively with other university departments and leaders. Must be willing to work with current staff to learn multiple processes in an environment of cooperative knowledge and skill sets. Bachelor’s degree required. Please send resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to: Graceland University, Attn: Barbara Garwood, 1401 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050.  Email:


Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Office.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.