The Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at MU is charged with setting the vision and guiding MU Health's trajectory as an agile, coordinated academic health science center that pursues the highest quality clinical care, the education of tomorrow's best clinicians and scientists, and the discoveries that will improve health. In conjunction with the new Executive Vice Chancellor's recent appointment, the university seeks to find a Senior Executive Assistant to join the team.
This position is responsible for professional executive level administrative support for the Executive Vice Chancellor's office and operations.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Provide professional staff assistance ensuring coordination and management of the executive's calendar and appointments, including scheduling meetings, coordinating logistics and ensuring all materials are prepared in advance. Meetings and appointments are typically complex including coordination of calendars, communicating with other busy executives and their respective teams, as well as working in collaboration with other executive staff assistants across the campus.
Provide assistance on critical projects including researching background information, gathering historical data, forecasting needs, analyzing information, summarizing results, and providing necessary financial or organizational information for decision making.
Provide overall administrative support to the executive including monitor incoming communication including phones, email, and mail to organize and respond on their behalf when appropriate; gather and compile information; develop and maintain spreadsheets, written reports, and PowerPoint presentations; maintain databases and support websites updates; attend meetings and record/edit/distribute minutes; research and respond to policy related questions; and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
The individual must provide positive and professional relations with internal and external individuals and organizations and support other projects or duties as necessary.
Assist in the resolution of complex, highly sensitive, and confidential administrative matters; may provide assistance to campus and UM System executives and campus leaders in removing administrative barriers and conflicting priorities.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
Two to three years of related experience in business administration, healthcare administration, higher education administration or public relations.
Service-oriented, deadline-focused individual with impeccable public relations and interpersonal skills
Self-starter and team player
Ability to network and show initiative in vague situations
Flexible; able to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines and interruptions
Demonstrated excellent attention to detail and independent follow through with responsibilities
Proficient in MS Suite: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and other key office management software/programs.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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