USC Jobs – Administrative Assistant II

University of Southern California

The Office of Research in the Keck School of Medicine of USC is looking for an Administrative Assistant II to help conduct daily operations. Applicants should have experience managing calendars, scheduling meetings (virtual and in person), arranging travel, assisting multiple faculty members, drafting memos, taking minutes, and coordinating events. Responsibilities include a wide range of administrative services and general office activities.

We seek candidates that are driven, self-motivated, team-players with strong interpersonal and communication skills. The successful applicant will be proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams), Google Calendar/Docs, and Zoom. Applicants must be able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, while paying attention to detail and responding to emails in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications


Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Experience: 4 years

Preferred Field of Expertise: Combined secretarial and administrative experience in a university environment, preferably USC

Percentage of Time: 100%


Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Calendar/Docs, Zoom

Administrative: Manage calendars, schedule appointments, arrange travel, compose letters, coordinate events, coordinate meetings, gather data, input data, prioritize different projects, research information, take minutes during meetings

The hourly rate range for this position is $25.48 – $28.85. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 3 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Secretarial or specialized clerical and administrative experience

Job Details:

Company: University of Southern California

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

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