Administrative Assistant

Job description

Working Title: Administrative Assistant

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Creative Writing Program

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-21-2017

Posting Summary:
The Creative Writing Program at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Administrative Assistant. This position serves as the assistant to Professor Rita Dove, former Poet Laureate. This position will assist administratively with daily duties of Professor Dove relating to the Department of English, Arts & Sciences, the University of Virginia, and professional ventures that impact Professor Dove's writing and further her academic and literary reputation.

Duties include organizing and managing her appearances, travel, schedule, UVa-related incoming and outgoing mail, telephone, and correspondence. The incumbent also takes dictation, transcribes manuscripts, organizes and cross-references correspondence and books, and maintains archives.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0621263, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.

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:
The ability to juggle an extremely busy work schedule, work effectively and professionally with dignitaries world-wide, and manage the competing demands for a former Poet Laureate and high profile, internationally known poet. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational skills, are required. Working knowledge of office practices and command of confidentiality and tact are required.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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