Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Demonstrated leadership responsibilities and strong academic credentials. ***Please note application procedure in the Special Notes.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) or more years of prior experience working in an administrative office setting. Experience working with and analyzing data. Prior office experience.
Brief Description of Duties: Stony Brook University's Matthew Moore Executive Fellowship is named in honor of the late Matthew Moore, MSW '13. Matthew was a rising star. As a first-generation college graduate, he was an inspiring role model who had a passion for increasing access and success to Stony Brook University and beyond. His extraordinary analytical skills and ability to solve problems, coupled with his unwavering work ethic, positivity, and confidence, embody the essence of the ideal candidate for Stony Brook University's Executive Fellowship.
The Executive Fellowship is a one-year renewable position, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Executive Fellowship position reports to the Chief Deputy to the President. This opportunity is being offered to help future leaders gain skills and competencies in the field of higher education administration. The selected candidate will have excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. They will also have the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Assist in developing and managing strategic initiatives and projects for the Chief Deputy to the President, the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, the President and other senior leadership in the Office of the President.
Be knowledgeable of best practices to track and ensure the effective execution of projects.
Conduct research and analysis on projects or for committee work when necessary and at times conduct research on special projects and implementation of programs initiated by the President.
Support other leaders within the Office of the President with special projects with a focus on conducting research and providing project management support.
Executive Administrative Functions:
Attend and participate in meetings with the Chief Deputy to the President, the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and others within the Office of the President, as needed.
When appropriate, coordinate meetings and events, research data for reports, prepare meeting agendas, draft letters, research information, compose reports and oversee related distribution (mailings, etc.).
As a part of the executive administrative function, research and respond to various inquiries while directing other inquiries if necessary to responsible administrators. Much of the information handled is highly confidential and sensitive in nature.
Management and Leadership:
Learn about management and leadership through participation in high-level management decisions.
Assist in researching and analyzing data for managerial decisions, using a variety of computer applications requiring advanced skill.
Develop and deploy relevant and effective project reporting and business metrics to assist the Chief Deputy to the President and Vice President for Strategic Initiatives to make informed data-driven decisions for the University.
Monitor and evaluate progress toward goals and objectives within the Office of the President.
Assist the President's deputies and assistants in executing their responsibilities to ensure the mission and goals of the University are achieved.
Assist in analyzing new opportunities for alignment with institutional priorities.
Help translate vision and business objectives into operational and organizational strategy and results.
Enhance relevant professional skills and understanding of University operations through participation in various training programs, courses, or other learning opportunities as appropriate.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
***Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit an application portfolio, demonstrating how you meet the required criteria, consisting of the following:
A current resume with cover letter
Names and contact information of two professional references
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Institutional Studies Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: President Executive Office-Stony Brook University
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