Major Duties: General summary:- Provides administrative and budgetary support for the supervisor and the department in a lead capacity.Major duties:- Uses word-processing and spreadsheet software to produce and edit complex letters, memos, reports, statistical tables and other documents. Completes assignments that are broad in nature.- Responds independently to complex questions regarding the department. Develops and explains departmental policies and procedures.- Provides lead budgetary support, including monitoring, tracking, reconciliation, forecasting and recommending budget allocations. Prepares and analyzes budget reports.- Has responsibility for office management. Coordinates office functions and oversees supplies.- Develops and oversees a department process or program in coordination with the supervisor.- Schedules appointments and coordinates meetings; makes travel arrangements.- May supervise student employees.May update the content of the department's website.
Minimum Qualifications: - Post high school training or education.- Three years' relevant experience.- Proficiency with word-processing and spreadsheet software.- Experience with using and querying databases and entering and tracking budget data.
Internal Number: 352_57887
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.