Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Medical School Administrative Assistant, Tri-Cities Campus
Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff
Position Number: 121830
Work Location: Tri-Cities
Summary of Duties: The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant 3, Tri-Cities.
The Administrative Assistant position provides complex and confidential administrative support to the Associate Dean of Clinical Education on the WSU Tri-Cities campus. This position is the primary contact for all clinical partners and medical students in the Tri-Cities area and is expected to provide response to all inquiries in a timely manner. This position exercises independent judgement and discretion in work related to the administrative operations of the ESFCOM campus in Tri-Cities.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing comprehensive administrative support; coordinating ESFCOM campus operations; maintaining open communication and collaboration among internal and external constituents; composing complex correspondence for the office; serving as the first point of contact for the office; managing the Associate Dean's calendar and travel; maintaining databases; assisting in administrative problem solving; and coordinating special projects for the Associate Dean.
The successful finalist must be proactive, take initiative, be efficiently responsive, and analytical. Work and information handled is of a nature regularly requiring confidentiality and the exercise of discretion.
Required Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent AND three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work; OR equivalent education/experience.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.