The Department of Urology at UK Healthcare is seeking an Administrative Support Associate. This position will provide advanced-level administrative support and organization to the Department of Urology and ensures the efficient and effective provision of data and information. This position organizes schedules, manages deadlines, pays close attention to details and exhibits professional customer service skills to internal and external visitors. This position directly supports the faculty and advance practice providers (APP) of the Department of Urology.
This role requires interaction with members of the department, management teams and internal/external parties and vendors. The successful candidate must possess the ability, with minimum supervision, to remain flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism in which to address assignments that may require handling matters that are critical, confidential and time sensitive. The ability to learn, retain and understand the University's structures are important to provide the level of support and knowledge necessary to complete daily tasks.
This position will have a variety of responsibilities and requires the skill to work effectively within a team environment while being extremely self-motivated. The capability to build collaborative, working relationships throughout the organization will be critical. The successful candidate needs to enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a diverse group and can work effectively in a multi-task environment that requires strong organization and communication skills, with focus and attention to detail.
The position requires analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritize and plan, excellent communication skills and the aptitude to carry out responsibilities independently. The ideal candidate will be comfortable juggling many things at once, without losing focus of the final goal at hand and will possess the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with strong attention to detail in a business with changing priorities.
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word); Strong Communication skills; Detail-Oriented; Organizational skills; UK systems (SAP, Procard, PEW)
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Associate's degree plus three or more years related administration experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.