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Higher Education Assistant

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

1 Positions

ID: 21550

Posted On 10/03/2022

Job Overview

Kendall Hunt Publishing is looking for our next Higher Education Assistant. We are looking for a qualified candidate who is eager to provide administrative and editorial support to our higher education Author Account Managers, Managing Editors, and our Assistant Vice President.

Who Is Kendall Hunt Publishing?

Throughout its history, Kendall Hunt Publishing has grown with an emphasis on its employees, fearlessness in innovation, and a strong grip on its values. Today Kendall Hunt continues to expand by growing its number of educational products, creating new companies and extending its services across the country and beyond. Through diversity and willingness to adapt to the ever-changing publishing industry, Kendall Hunt is a company dedicated to growing with the public to best serve the people of the community.

When you work at Kendall Hunt you immediately notice the collaboration, friendliness, and a sense of purpose amongst our employees. Our customers, students, authors, and other outside contacts are always our top priority. We are constantly uncovering new sales channels for current product lines or finding new products to sell to current customers. Join our team of evolving employees to help us maintain our competitive edge in the industries we serve. www.kendallhunt.com

What Do You Do As A Higher Education Assistant?

  • You will provide administrative support and editorial support to our higher education Author Account Manager staff, and other key players amongst their team
  • You will help assist our Author Account Managers with any overflow of work to allow them to spend more time with their current authors
  • You will use a CRM to update information, and keep updated excel spreadsheets of any revisions, reprints, and new contract packages
  • You will keep track of all monthly expenses for your team
  • You will help manage and schedule meetings and itineraries

Who Do We Need?

  • We are looking for someone who is very detailed oriented, with a prior administrative assistant background – this role could be classified as entry level if you are a quick learner
  • This role will require the candidate to be sharp with technology, including phone systems, email, and other online applications
  • We are looking for someone who has great time management skills, and the ability to multitask between different schedules, and itineraries
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Why Us? We Understand It's More Than Just a Job!

Choosing a career path can be one of the most important decision in one's life. Work is part of a person's identity. People need compelling reasons to remain at a job and a company day after day, year after year. As you consider a career change, we understand the benefits an employer offers are just as appealing as the job itself.

Kendall Hunt offers -

  • Job Stability. Kendall Hunt and their family of companies have been around for over 75 years
  • Career Growth. Gain some great experience to promote to higher roles - many of our leadership and upper management staff worked their way up in our family of companies
  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance with Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability
  • Generous company match on 401(k) plan, as well as profit sharing
  • 15 days of PTO at hire, plus paid holidays
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement

All applicants must have valid driver's license.

HRDept@kendallhunt.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/V/H

Primary Contact

11828

Kelly Schanbeck

Corporate Recruiter/HR Specialist,

563-589-1225

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Fax

kschanbeck@kendallhunt.com

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Job Details

Categories

Clerical/Office Administration
Customer Service
Education
Publishing/Printing

Location

Dubuque, IA

Shift

First Shift

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Benefits

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement


Qualifications

Education

Associates

Experience

1-2 Years

Company ID

1103

Job REQ #

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221003

End Date

20221101

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Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

About the Company

As a leader in customized education publishing solutions, Kendall Hunt has been privately owned and operated for more than 75 years.  We currently employ approximately 225 people at our Dubuque, Iowa, headquarters, with an additional 70 people throughout the United States.

Our mission is to meet the specific needs of the marketplace in a unique and progressive manner, and we are committed to excellence and employee growth and development.

We offer career opportunities in sales and acquisitions, account management, project development, customer support, information technology, finance, accounting, clerical support and human resources.  We provide a comprehensive benefit package and full-time and part-time flexible schedules, including internships.

Our Higher Education Division is a leader in custom publishing of high quality educational products, services and solutions to the higher education market, including digital solutions and eBooks as well as printed material.

Our PreK-12 Division is a leader in publishing solutions of innovative, hands-on inquiry based solutions for the PreK-12 market.

We also collaborate closely with our related educational technology solutions companies to develop and customize publications that integrate multi-media and technology to meet the learning needs and expectations of today’s students.

For more information, visit Kendall Hunt’s website https://www.kendallhunt.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H