Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of University Advancement

Riverside, CA
Aug 03, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $60,100 - $89,200
Title: Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of University Advancement
Category: Management and Professional
Department: VCUA - Office
Date Posted: 08/02/2017

Position Information: The Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor provides executive level support to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. Will manage the coordination and execution of the Vice Chancellor's complex calendar, travel, and expenses. Must represent the Vice Chancellor in a professional manner; exercise sound judgement, tact, and the utmost discretion. Will ensure the Vice Chancellor is fully briefed and has relevant background materials for each engagement; coordinates with other staff to arrange details of meetings involving the Vice Chancellor; advises on appropriate role for the Vice Chancellor and strategies for relevant campus and community events. Manages all aspects of the Vice Chancellor's business; develops and distributes agendas, attends meetings, records highlights and tracks action items, and initiates follow-up as necessary or requested. Cover letter required. Please note: candidates will be required to complete a skills assessment as part of the selection process.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to work creatively and effectively in an environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines, and changing priorities. Skill in planning and organizing work flow.
Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization as well as the Office of the President and external constituencies.
Ability to use a high level of discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Small to mid-level project management skills.
Skill in diplomatically interacting with and receiving visiting delegates. Experience in making complex travel arrangement and preparing itineraries.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications.
Advanced analytical/problem-solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures.
Strong skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, alumni/donors, students and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of constituents from all levels of internal and external organizations.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Experience in determining priorities based on general instructions and knowledge of the situation.
Demonstrated experience to define problems, identify solutions and independently act on resolution.

Preferred Qualifications: Skill in managing a complex calendar, using Oracle Calendar, Microsoft Exchange, or a similar enterprise system. Ability to prioritize and manage a rapidly changing schedule.

Demonstrated working knowledge of university structure, organization, and key administrative players. Demonstrated working knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Advanced service orientation.

Advising and counseling skills.

Knowledge of federal regulations such as FERPA.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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