Reporting to the Office Manager of University Advancement and the Administrative Specialist for Marketing, Communications, and External Relations, this position will provide primary reception support for the University Advancement Division as well as the Marketing, Communications, and External Relations Department. This position will be the primary contact to individuals outside of the divisions through prompt, courteous and efficient answering of the phones and receiving of all University guests. This position will create and maintain a professional front office environment that will promote efficiency and support the daily operations for the University Advancement Division and the Marketing, Communications, and External Relations Department's projects and initiatives.
Typically a high school diploma or equivalent experience. Bachelor's degree preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
A minimum of two years administrative support experience is required, and preference will be given to those from an academic or non-profit, setting. Familiarity with AV equipment.
Candidate must possess exemplary written and oral communication skills, with outstanding knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation
Must have excellent interpersonal skills required in dealing with high level donors and leadership volunteers.
Must be highly organized, detail oriented and have the ability to work independently while producing competent and efficient work in a multi-task environment.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality of the records, correspondence, and sensitive material accessed pertaining to donors, alumni and students.
Must have strong computer skills and demonstrate proficiency with Outlook and MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Will be required to attend all relevant training sessions and to keep current with new technologies. Type 50-60 words per minute.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.