Temporary Executive Assistant I

Location
Chicago
Posted
Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit:

Unit Job Summary: Maintain confidential personnel records for group members. Format correctly and proofread journal publications to ensure timely submission. Track progress and completion of ongoing projects within group. Develop and implement office procedures and systems. Routinely update group website and records.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of two years progressively responsible administrative experience OR a minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience strongly required.

Unit Experience: See above

Unit Job Function Competencies: Familiarity with central administration within a complex research university environment preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required. Ability to handle public contacts with courtesy, clarity, and diplomacy required. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion required. Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines required. Excellent problem-solving skills required. Ability to use appropriate resources to resolve an issue required. Ability to follow an issue through to resolution Considerable skill in working both independently and as a team member required. Ability to take initiative and organize and complete projects with minimal supervision required. Proficiency with word processing applications and spreadsheets and databases required.