2)Researching and assisting with vendor selection, including negotiating contracts with vendors
3)Preparing event budgets, processing and reconciling expenses, preparing financial reports
4)Developing and implementing processes that increase the effectiveness of Law School operations in Finance and Human Resources
5)Performing basic Human Resources tasks, less than 20% time per week
6)Serving as the expert and trainer for multiple business operations software applications
7)Researching, compiling, and analyzing data to create reports, proposals and other documents for Events and Administration leadership
8)Managing special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Events
1)Strong customer service orientation with excellent oral and written communication skills
2)Ability to take initiative and organize and complete activities and projects with minimal supervision
3)Ability to handle public contact with courtesy, clarity, and diplomacy
4)Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion
5)Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively in the midst of competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines
6)Exceptional problem-solving skills
7)Strong technical aptitude for use of business operations software applications
8)Proficiency with MS Office applications
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
1) 2 years of relevant professional experience
2) Previous experience in higher education
1) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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