Administrative Support and Event Planning Assistant

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Working Title: Administrative Support and Event Planning Assistant

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Diversity Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-26-2018

Posting Summary:
The Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity at the University of Virginia seeks an Administrative Support and Event Planning Assistant. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively in writing and will possess a talent for planning, organization and data collection. This position has an end date of 7-30-2019, renewable based on the availability of funding. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in event planning, grant research, writing and editing skills, experience with various methods of data research and/or collection.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and some experience working in an academic and/or administrative setting. Administrative support experience required and some experience with data research and/or collection.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, ability to work independently and as part of a team, excellent judgment, commitment to excellence, ability to handle confidential and sensitive material professionally, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proofreading and editing skills, pleasant and efficient phone manner, ability to work with people at all levels with an understanding of protocol and confidentiality. Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

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Posted: 3/27/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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