Senior Administrative Assistant

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-18-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia, is seeking a Senior Administrative Assistant to provide administrative assistance to the physicians, management and leadership within the department. This administrative assistance will include a primary focus on communication through effective and efficient use of social media sites, website management, and support to department leadership with technology and space management and accountability. Additionally, this position will need to have abilities to skillfully work with excel spreadsheets, other Microsoft office systems and comfortable with other software and technology based equipment and support. Other duties will include administrative support for coverage of telephones and reception areas as needed.

The successful candidate must have a high school diploma and four years of administrative experience required; a bachelor's degree may substitute for years of experience. The ability to clearly and professionally communicate in person, in writing, telephonically, and through electronic means is required. Experience with website management using WordPress and social media experience in a professional manner using sites and applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and others is preferred.

This position is restricted and contingent upon funding.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to clearly and professionally communicate through social media, in writing, through telephonic communications and emails as well as in person.
2. Ability to evaluate and apply legal, moral, and ethical standards and provide advice and direction under the same.
3. Strong working knowledge of administrative procedures. Ability to analyze and present information.
4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Provide direct support to leaders, as needed. Ability to mentor junior professionals.
5. Have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to present a professional appearance and conduct as needed for reception and welcoming areas and telephone points of contact for the department.

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