This position serves as the initial point of contact for visitors and callers to the President's Office, addresses questions, and refers queries to the appropriate office. The position prepares correspondence and assists with other communication from the President's Office. Other duties include processing purchases and travel, support for event planning, and administrative support to the executive as needed. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a high level of customer service orientation, attention to detail, confidentiality, and ability to perform business functions. This position requires dependability and punctuality.
MS Office, ability to prioritize, excellent customer service and problem-solving skills, can work without close supervision, and collaborates well with others.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience in University Administration strongly 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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.