Administrative Assistant, President's Office


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267


Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Administrative Assistant, President's Office
$18 to $22 Per Hour
Part Time
Administrative Assistant
High School or Equivalent

The Williams College Office of the President seeks a service-oriented individual to join us as a fully benefitted, part-time Administrative Assistant working 20 hours per week, year-round. As an ideal candidate, you are collaborative, unflappable, and tech-savvy. The successful candidate possesses clerical skills, prefers being organized, appreciates detail-oriented work, and can pivot given changing office priorities. 


As part of our team, you will ensure the smooth running of our office operations including greeting visitors and responding to inquiries by phone and email; managing logistics for in-office meetings; coordinating Presidential correspondence; overseeing office systems including office supplies and equipment; and providing clerical support to event planning. 


  • Experience working in a high traffic office 
  • 2+ years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • You naturally build professional relationships with different types of people, creating an informal network of collaborators across the campus and broader community who you can turn to to seek answers and solutions 
  • You are comfortable in an environment where most work is done electronically and you are able to quickly learn new systems and technology; you have experience with Microsoft Office and G Suite
  • You rarely make mistakes, but when mistakes happen, you take ownership and steps to correct them graciously and effectively
  • You are able to work in an environment with many moving parts and people and you are willing to be patient and flexible with processes and workflow 

Williams, a liberal arts college located in western Massachusetts, has built its reputation on outstanding teaching, scholarship, and academic excellence. We are deeply committed to our employees, providing tuition assistance, excellent benefits, and a warm and welcoming professional environment. We are looking for candidates who share our values in prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Application review will begin on August 23, 2022, and will continue on a rolling basis thereafter. Pay range is from $18 to $22 per hour, commensurate with experience. Job band 18.  Please visit to apply - all applications will be reviewed by the search committee.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at


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