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Senior Assistant to the Chair

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Working Title: Senior Assistant to the Chair

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Administrative Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-11-2018

Posting Summary:
The department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a Senior Assistant to the Chair.

This position provides administrative assistance in all aspects of Department Chair activities, including prioritizing complex issues and maintaining strict confidentiality. The incumbent performs advanced administrative and office support duties at the highest level, and works on financial management of Chair expenditures. The Senior Assistant also performs limited medical support duties tied to the Chair's and Vice Chair's clinical schedules.

A minimum of 4 years of administrative support experience to an executive level position is Required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred and may substitute for two years of the required experience. Previous experience in in an administrative role within a Medical Center/Hospital/School of Medicine is preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
2. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
3. Meticulous attention to detail.
4. Ability to demonstrate initiative and apply both critical thinking skills and analytical thought processes to interpret faculty members' needs and respond accordingly.
5. Ability to work as a team as well as independently with minimal supervision.
6. Demonstrated ability to create, compose and edit written materials, maintain calendars, prioritize responsibilities in order to meet competing deadlines and apply problem solving techniques to analyze and resolve complex situation.
7. Ability to multi-task in a demanding and complex environment.
8. Possess excellent customer service skills.

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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 11/1/2018
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