1. Oversees and coordinates administrative, program, and office activities. Establishes, selects, implements, and coordinates office procedures and systems. Serves as principal source of information to students, staff, and faculty on policies, procedures, programs, and office activities. 2. Oversees, instructs, and coordinates activities of support staff. Oversees the preparation of materials for grants, contracts and budgets. Monitors expenditures and reconciles financial statements. 3. Provides editorial support for a journal/publication. Proofreads and edits material for grammatical and factual accuracy. Tracks copy through various editing and production stages. Communicates with authors, printers, and others concerned with published work. 4. Determines administrative, facility, and equipment needs for symposia, lectures, seminars, and conferences. Assembles and arranges for necessary items. Determines sources of data. Compiles, synthesizes and manipulates data. Summarizes findings and writes reports or portions of reports. 5. Greets visitors. Answers and screens telephone calls. Assesses nature of business. Responds to requests for information and provides assistance. Screens and responds to mail. 6. Formats, keyboard, proofread, and edits correspondence, reports, manuscripts, grants, and other material. Assembles attachments and corresponding material. Reviews outgoing material for completeness, dates, and signatures. Composes substantive correspondence and written material. 7. Coordinates travel arrangements. Schedules and coordinates meetings and appointments. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. Takes minutes or dictation. Performs additional functions incidental to office activities.
Preferred Education: Proficiency with Drupal. Experience with Workday financials. Preferred experience with classroom A/V equipment, Zoom conferencing and Skype.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Proficiency with Drupal. Experience with Workday financials. Preferred experience with classroom A/V equipment, Zoom conferencing and Skype.
Required Skill/ability 5: Exceptional interpersonal skills. Proven ability to interact with a diverse group of people. Proven ability to plan and schedule seminars and meetings. Ability to provide coverage and assistance to other areas based upon operational needs of the department.
Posting Position Title: Senior Administrative Assistant
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated intermediate to advanced proficiency with Outlook, Excel, Word and cloud-based programs. Proven ability to manipulate and share data within spreadsheets. Proven ability to work with various types of computer software and programs, and proven ability to quickly learn new types of software and programs.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant - Economics
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability to provide administrative support to more than one person. Demonstrated ability of multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced, busy office environment. Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively addressing multiple projects, often with conflicting deadlines, with a high degree of accuracy.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to compose moderately complex correspondences.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to self-correct work product. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential subject matter with utmost discretion. Ability to work independently and to follow a project through to completion. Ability to work under pressure and within defined deadlines.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 58810BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.