Administrative Assistant - University Advancement - (19001694)
The Office of Principal Gifts and University Initiatives team has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. This position will handle complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for department with students, staff, faculty and other constituents. Oversee daily operation of office, evaluating workflow and productivity and providing direction and guidance to office staff. Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing, designing layout and graphics for brochures and presentations. Coordinates department budget to include monitoring, tracking expenditures, troubleshooting problems and preparing reports. Will also gather data, conduct research and draft reports, summaries or material for presentation. Plan and coordinate meetings and special events, including contacting speakers, designing promotional material and coordinating support for speakers and presenters. May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.
High school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
Basic knowledge of budgets and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong communications skills, including ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: UA-University Adv. Development
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 12, 2019, 12:14:34 PM
Internal Number: 19001694
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