Bachelor's degree in related field. Two years relevant administrative assistant experience or experience in a related field. Experience in Higher Education is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs advanced administrative support duties for the Associate VP of Development.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs advanced administrative support duties for the Associate VP of Development and provides donor relations and administrative support for major gift officers. Processes correspondence and answers requests of a complex nature; referring matters which are highly complex, controversial, or specialized to the appropriate authority level. Determines work priorities, develops schedules, and plans the processing of work. Provides considerable independent judgment in the management of an office. Coordinates calendar and appointment schedule and responsible for maintaining a calendar of all meetings. Provides administrative assistance by relieving the office or department of a large volume of complex decisions. Provides supervision of staff in the operation of the department. Responsible for maintaining accurate records of assigned personnel. Makes complex office decisions within related area according to policy with minimum supervision. Prepares financial, statistical and complex factual information from a variety of sources. Serves as liaison between other university departments. Counsels others regarding University structure, policies, rules and procedures within specialized field. Responsible for the maintenance of extremely accurate records and information for various administrative requests. May be responsible for accounting, budgeting, and purchasing. Interprets policies and explains procedures relating to activities performed in the department. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27070
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
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