Principal Assistant

Principal Assistant

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 101025

Work Location: Seattle

Summary of Duties:
The principal assistant serves as the primary support for the Associate Vice President for Corporate Relations, as well as the Director of Corporate Relations and other members of the Office of Corporate Relations team. The principal assistant manages the day-to-day operations the office to fulfill the mission of this group.

When the Associate Vice President and Director are on business travel, the Principal Assistant manages time lines and projects on behalf of the office. This position serves as the primary point of operational and administrative contact for the Associate Vice President with university leadership, corporate and foundation executives, development teams, faculty and staff.
Additional duties include but are not limited to: providing comprehensive administrative support; responsible for maintaining open communication and collaboration among internal and external constituents; project planning and management; research; event coordination, office management, and executing strategic goals of the department and university

Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible management work experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Posting Open Date: 08/24/2017

Posting Close Date: 9/25/2017

Open Until Filled: No

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