Job ID: 2019-6801 Type: Office of the Provost (WS1034) # of Openings: 1 Category: General Office Administration New York University
The Office of the Provost is seeking a talented and proactive Administrative Aide II with exceptional organizational skills to serve as the central administrative lead for the Center for Faculty Advancement.
The Center for Faculty Advancement connects and collaborates with the NYU community to recruit, retain, develop, and advance faculty whose scholarship, teaching, and community engagement will positively impact the world. We accomplish this by providing knowledge, resources, and engagement opportunities that prepare faculty to meet key career milestones such as tenure, promotion, and other scholarly/professional aspirations; develop faculty academic leadership capacity; and facilitate faculty members’ ability to connect to and positively impact communities throughout the world.
CFA values sound judgment, the ability to prioritize responsibilities effectively, and a positive team-player approach to work and the University clients we serve. The Administrative Aide II performs a wide range of clerical, secretarial and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Prioritize office activities and delegate work to student and/or casual employees. May act as work leader to junior clerical support staff. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department's activities, policies and programs. Interact with the general public as NYU liaison and with University personnel including those at the senior level to resolve issues and problems. Customize and/or compose letters on own initiative or in response to requests for information. Perform general word processing duties utilizing intermediate to advanced-level functions. Modify and/or create databases and complex spreadsheets. Monitor complex department budgets and/or grants.
Required Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Required Experience: 3 years of office experience. Experience providing a high level of customer service.
Preferred Experience: 2 years of office experience (with Associate's degree). 1 year of office experience (with Bachelor's degree).
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Moderate to fast, accurate keyboarding. Good proofreading and writing skills.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office or proficiency with Apple. Knowledge of desktop publishing software. Knowledge of Access.
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