|Position Title||Executive Assistant|
|Department||Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Commensurate with Experience|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||No|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Department Chair|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
The Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) Departmental Executive Assistant provides comprehensive professional and administrative support to the department chair. The executive assistant communicates to internal and external stakeholders on the Chair’s behalf, coordinates the advancement efforts of the department and manages the advancement accounts, assists with production of department publications, oversees department advancement events, processes all department employment paperwork, provides administrative support to the department promotion, tenure and reappointment committee, and serves as department office coordinator.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Assist the department chair with confidential, sensitive matters.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities have been acquired.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Three-five years relevant administrative experience coordinating multiple tasks, budgets, projects, etc.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Experience working in an academic environment or other complex organization.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Demonstrated knowledge of University policies and procedures
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands|
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment|
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date|
|External Posting Date||01/11/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)|
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