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Galen College of Nursing

Administrative Assistant

Houston, TX, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling   Job ID: 935164
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Are you passionate about delivering superior work outcomes? At Galen College of Nursing, we are committed to a single purpose: offering excellence in nursing education. Our staff and administration live out our vision! We change the life of one to care for the lives of many. Jump-start your career as a Administrative Assistant today with .


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a comprehensive package of medical, dental, and vision plans along with unique benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our students’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Administrative Assistant to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Galen College of Nursing is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support daily activities of campus operations. The Administrative Assistant performs highly diversified administrative duties in support of Galen’s executives and administration. 

What you will do in this role:

  • Assists in a variety of complex administrative duties involving contact and exposure to proprietary information. Utilizes independent judgement, determining when to act for management and when to refer problems for personal attention.
  • Prepares and modifies routine/non-routine and internal/external correspondence, memos, documents, reports, meeting notices, and presentations in appropriate formats using word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and/or publishing software. This requires knowledge of methods, procedures, policies, and the organization. This material may require familiarity with commonly used business and technical expressions used by assigned functions. Maintains library of prepared materials.
  • Provides accurate record and file maintenance. Filing systems include electronic and hard copy filing systems. Ensures filing is in proper format and filed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates and schedules meetings and appointments, manages assigned calendars, and responds to requests for time and rescheduling when necessary. This includes coordination of on-campus student events and social activities.
  • Prepares for meetings as assigned, including preparing agendas and supplemental documents, scheduling the conference space required, documenting meeting minutes, and facilitating refreshments.
  • Makes appropriate travel reservations and prepares expense reports following College policy, as needed.
  • Screens incoming mail and faxes, categorizing and prioritizing response as needed. Prepares responses for signature, summarizes lengthy correspondence, and follows up to ensure that proper and timely action is taken.
  • Orders, prepares, and organizes equipment and supplies, as needed. 

What qualifications you will need:

  • A high school diploma or GED with appropriate technical knowledge or equivalent experience.
  • Must possess intermediate computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Ellucian Colleague experience is a plus. Able to effectively prioritize workload; and demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Program and project administration is required.
  • 1 years experience Required Years of Experience

Galen College of Nursing is a college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education.  Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do.  We offer a unique educational experience called Pure Nursing.  With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees.  Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). At Galen we change the life of one to care for the lives of many. 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. 

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Administrative Assistant opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in nursing education!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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