Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT , MIT Police-Public Safety , to perform diverse office management duties and provide advanced administrative support to the director of Public Safety, manager of Emergency Management, and manager of International Safety and Security. Will manage calendars; schedule and prepare material and arrange logistics for meetings; make travel arrangements; monitor and order inventory; compose and edit correspondence and documents; and gather information for and design presentations, reports, and databases. Will also resolve complex problems, analyzing and interpreting varying situations; anticipate and initiate actions to ensure successful office operations; respond to inquiries; deal with confidential issues using discretion and judgment; work effectively and collegially with colleagues, clients, and community members; deliver information to department employees and other internal and external constituencies; collaborate on oversight of office management functions; help determine departmental procedures and processes; develop, monitor, and reconcile budgets; organize and assist with general preparations for external agency and sponsor visits; attend high-level meetings; record, interpret, draft, and distribute minutes; create and update manuals and procedures; and perform related duties as requested.
REQUIRED : a high school diploma or its equivalent; at least five years' administrative, office, or related experience; thorough understanding of own work and ability to recognize the needs of the unit and how it impacts other areas at MIT and an understanding of the role relative to all areas; advanced and varied computer software skills, including the ability to easily negotiate the web and perform complex searches; and excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Bachelor's degree preferred. Job #17854-6
Internal Number: 17854
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