The Administrative Support Associate I position serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director and as the front-line interface for the Director’s office to ensure smooth and seamless operation.
Duties include assisting the Director and Associate Directors and other Center faculty/staff with problem solving, communication, and special projects; coordinate and manage Center communications and events; liaison with internal and external individuals and organizations; assist with financial management administration; and provide editorial assistance where needed.
In addition to being detail-oriented, the successful candidate will exhibit professionalism and good judgment and have: strong interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize, excellent verbal and written communication skills, capacity to work independently as well as in a team and with flexibility, service orientation, and familiarity with SAP and Microsoft Office.
MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word; SAP; Ability to search and navigate the Internet; strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication capabilities.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Associate’s degree plus four or more years of relevant experience and some college credit is 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.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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