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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist (Temporary)

Status: Open
Department: School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE)
Duty station: Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic
Closing Date: 7 June 2023

Administrative Assistant serves as the primary contact person for visitors and provide administrative support to SPCE managers. This is a temporary position for the replacement of the main employee during the maternity leave.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain polite, knowledgeable, and receptive relations with visitors to the campus; 
  • Be informed of all campus activities and services, including any changes in policies, and procedures; 
  • Distribute instructions and messages to staff; 
  • Manage the campus switchboard, screen telephone calls, and direct visitors and students; 
  • Assist the campus managers with arranging appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements; 
  • Conducting office-work with documentation; 
  • Regulation of the schedule of office vehicle use; 
  • Keep the campus managers informed of public inquiries, perceptions, and satisfaction with the School; 
  • Maintain a data base of contact information for SPCE personnel, local organizations, educational institutions, and government; 
  • Within the guidelines set by this job description, agree to a work schedule, work plan, and reporting system with your supervisor; and; 
  • Other activities that may be from time to time assigned by your supervisor. 

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in a related field;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related field;
  • Fluency in Kyrgyz and Russian, advanced level of English is obligatory;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Internet, e-mail;
  • Flexibility and punctuality;
  • Overall evaluation of performance indicators shall be at least “Very Good”.

How to Apply

Please submit your application (cover letter, CV and contact information of three references on 

Applications will be reviewed when received. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Candidates from the founding countries of UCA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan along with international applications are encouraged to apply for the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Review other job vacancies at: