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Position Details

The College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa has an opening for a Staff Assistant I in the Departments of Health Sciences and Human Performance and Sport Management. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office in a fast-paced environment and provide customer service to students, faculty and staff. This position reports to the Dean. 

1. Provide administrative support to department chairs and faculty. 
2. Assist with planning of special events. 
3. Type and photocopy exams, quizzes, syllabi and other course related documents. 
4. Coordinate paperwork and office set-up for adjunct faculty. 
5. Sort and distribute mail. 
6. Process department expenditures using Workday Financial.
7. Maintain and order departmental supplies. 
8. Maintain records of department funds (revenue and expenses).

9. Contribute to a work environment that encourage knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.


1. A high school diploma required. 
2. Two (2) years skilled clerical experience. 
3. Proficiency with MS Office. 
4. Working knowledge of office equipment. 
5. Ability to handle multiple tasks. 
6. Demonstrated good oral, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as the ability to establish priorities and manage time wisely.  

7. Knowledge of or the ability to learn quickly The University of Tampa software programs such as Workday and Microsoft Office.

8. Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.

Required Attachments

Please be sure to attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.  Though the attachment box is labeled as “CV/Resume”, more than one attachment may be uploaded.

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

Pay Rate

$17.95 per hour

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Summer:  Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Evenings and weekends may be required

The University of Tampa offers great benefits to include:

  • FREE Tuition

  • Generous paid leave

  • Wellness initiatives

  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account

  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program

  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans

  • FREE On-Campus Parking

  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (pool, library, campus events and more)

  • Fitness Center

  • Pet Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • And more!

The University of Tampa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to facilitate intercultural awareness and understanding.

Submission Guidelines

To receive full consideration for employment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload required documents for this position at time of application submission.  Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

Background Check Requirements

Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check. Some positions may also require a motor vehicle report and/or a credit report.

Additional Information

This description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not to determine specific duties and responsibilities for any particular position. Essential functions and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific task assigned to the position.