Posting Summary: The Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for an Intermediate Administrative Assistant. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing general clerical coordination to support office operations; assisting with travel arrangement sand scheduling; and providing administrative support for special projects.
A high school diploma and at least one year of experience providing administrative support is required. Working knowledge of office practices and procedures is required, as is the ability to utilize office equipment, facilities and materials needed to complete assigned tasks. The ability to prepare reports, handle information requests, research and collect data, and perform general administrative functions is also required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to maintain a high level of confidentially. In addition, the Intermediate Administrative assistant must possess the ability to present a professional demeanor while delivering a high level of internal and external customer service.
This position is located in Blacksburg, Virginia.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624439. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this position or the application process please contact Savanna Galambos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: At least 1 year of experience providing administrative support is required.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of office practices and procedures.
Ability to utilize office equipment, facilities and materials needed to complete assigned tasks.
Ability to prepare reports, handle information requests and perform general administrative functions.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to handle duties that require researching and collecting data.
Ability to present a professional demeanor while delivering a high level of internal and external customer service.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Creativity and problem-solving skills
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Internal Number: 353_85978
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.