Provides administrative staff support to a university executive. Organizes and coordinates activities of the unit.
Drafts correspondence, memoranda, speeches, position papers, program/grant proposals and other written documentation.
Assists in organizing activities of the unit, such as retreats, staff development, committee appointments, internship programs, awards ceremonies, etc.
Serves on committees and task forces as a representative of the unit.
Responds to information requests from internal and external agencies and offices and conducts research to assist in policy and program development.
May collect information, and write and edit newsletter or news bulletins for the unit.
Participates in special projects and prepares a variety of statistical reports as needed.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional posting information:
The ability to take initiative, problem-solve, exercise excellent judgment and critical thinking skills, and multi-task and adapt to changing circumstances and shifting priorities in a high-profile environment.
Highest level of professionalism and respect for confidentiality and ability to interact with all levels of internal and external constituents.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience in academia, working with faculty or research related field preferred.
Internal Number: STA006570
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