Executive Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer
Working Title: Executive Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Chief Human Resources Office
Posting Date: 07-25-2017
The University of Virginia is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO.) The University is currently transforming the way Human Resources (HR) services are delivered to create a high-performing, efficient and integrated human resources service model to advance the University's mission (includes the Academic Division, Health System and University Physicians Group). This position serves a critical role by providing senior level administrative support to the CHRO.
The incumbent performs advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, competencies, and knowledge of organizational policies and practices. These functions require discretion in handling confidential, sensitive, and timely information. Duties include serving as liaison with University leadership, assisting in relationship building with various constituents and leadership offices, and overseeing the progress of projects, action items, and strategies that emanate from the CHRO. The incumbent ensures that appropriate follow up actions are taken and initiates meetings and communications as directed. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the flow of information to and from the CHRO's office via all types of venues (forums, correspondence, speeches, conferences, retreats, etc.)
A Bachelor's degree is required. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree. A minimum of three years' experience in an executive support role is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to evaluate and apply information and provide advice.
-Strong working knowledge of administrative procedures. Ability to -Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions.
-Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Provide direct support to leaders, as needed.
-Ability to grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
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