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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science DISCIPLINE Audiology DISCIPLINE Nonspecific TYPE Faculty TYPE Clinic Director TYPE Post-Doctoral TYPE Sabbatical TYPE Other TYPE Post-Doctoral Research


Delaware Valley University is accepting candidates for Administrative Assistant, Speech and Language Pathology in our Graduate Studies department.

About the University

Founded in 1896, DelVal is an academically rigorous interdisciplinary university dedicated to the sciences and liberal arts. Today, its more than 1,000 acres of land is a testament to the University's mission to provide a functional, hands-on learning environment for students, serving as an outdoor classroom for several fields of study. DelVal offers students a wide array of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education degree programs and is one of the few higher education institutions that requires an experiential learning component that is award-winning. DelVal has received numerous accolades including being named to Princeton Review's 2022 "Best in the Northeast" and U.S. News & World Report's 2022 "Best Regional Universities-North" lists. 

Nestled in Bucks County, PA, known for its picturesque landscapes, DelVal is only 30 miles north of Philadelphia, and is easily accessible by regional rail located on campus.   

About the Position

The Administrative Assistant of the Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) program supports the administrative aspects of the SLP program to include general program support, including clerical duties (typing office reports, making copies, corresponding with faculty and students, and can include assisting faculty with manuscript presentation and writing.  The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Program Manager to provide day-to-day management of the SLP program. Working collaboratively with the Program Manager of Speech Language Pathology and the Program Director for Speech Language Pathology the Administrative Assistant will help with development and oversight of administrative functions promoting the mission and goals of the SLP program, ensuring a superior experience for DelVal students in accordance with CAA standards. 

Reporting to the Founding Director of the Speech and Language Pathology program, this is a 12-month, part-time staff position. 

Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Manage front-office functions and reception: greet and assist students, prospective students, guest lecturers, and other visitors; answer and direct phone calls; maintain office and program supplies
  • Maintain program-specific website and social media content
  • Take minutes at all program meetings 
  • Proctor student exams
  • Review admission applications for completeness and maintain records of student acceptances and deposits
  • Oversee planning and coordination of admissions interviews, program orientation, recognition ceremony, and other special events
  • Prepare, review, and track required clearances for incoming students
  • Register students with relevant constituent organizations as needed
  • Update alumni records and database 
  • Complete graduate credentialing and education verification forms as appropriate
  • Clerical duties: writing, copying, correspondence with potential students and current students including social media updates and phone calls
  • Performs other related duties as assigned in support of the Program Director and team

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Minimum High School Diploma; Associate's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years' administrative experience, preferably in an academic setting

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as a team member
  • Excellent rapport and network-building skills with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Competence and ability to develop requisite knowledge of computers, technology and software (or similar products/programs) to perform assigned tasks
  • Ability to collaborate with students, staff, and faculty within/out the department

Physical demands and working conditions for this position include:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Typically standing or walking
  • Potential local travel (within ~90 miles) to prospective or established SCPE locations

Why work for DelVal?

  • Beautiful college campus in charming Doylestown!  
  • Free parking and Septa stop on-site! 
  • Collaborative, collegial colleagues! 
  • Various discounts including campus bookstore, Bucks County YMCA, BJ's and Costco Wholesale!

Upon acceptance of offer of employment, the selected applicant will be responsible for providing the University with a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check clearance that has been completed within the last 5 years.

Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Amanda Moser

Contact Address : 700 E Bulter Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 215-489-2334

Instructions : Apply at:

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