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Queen's University
 

Amanda Miller

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Administrative Secretary 

 

T: 613.533.2874
E: psycadmi@queensu.ca

232 Humphrey Hall
Psychology Department
62 Arch Street
Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Duties
I am the Administrative Secretary to Dr. Richard Beninger, Head of Department. Please see me if you have questions regarding tenure, reappointment or promotion or if you would like to book an appointment with Dr. Beninger.
Job Description
  • Perform administrative support duties such as screening phone calls, initiating and drafting often-sensitive correspondence, scheduling and assisting in preparation of reports and exams. Assist with committee work and special projects. May revise the web page for the department or unit, and expand links to and from the home page. Respond to inquiries from students, faculty, staff, and the public and redirect complex problems as required. Provide reception services as necessary.
  • Agenda and information management including maintaining and updating a database of key deadlines to ensure that all administrative procedures conducted through the Head’s Office are performed during the appropriate timeline.
  • Issue and receive keys and “swipe” keys to/from faculty/staff/students etc. as required for Humphrey/Craine buildings. Responsible for preparing, editing and uploading Weekly Memo to the Departmental website.
  • Assist in the preparation of committee work. Secretary to the Merit Committee, Appointments Committee and the Tenure, Reappointment and Promotion Committee. Prepare agenda and back-up materials. Compile and research information for each of those committees. Take and compile minutes for distribution. Act as a resource person for all procedures according to the Queen’s University Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
  • Perform other administrative duties such as sorting and distribution of mail/e-mail, sending/receiving courier deliveries, distributing and retrieving information from various sources including scanning documents to PDF, maintaining inventory of supplies (keys and copy cards), requisition printing services, and operating office equipment.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000