Senior Administrative Assistant

Job description

Working Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-05-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking an Senior Administrative Assistant. This position performs advanced, diversified and confidential secretarial and administrative duties. Incumbent must exercise discretion in handling confidential, sensitive, and timely information. Responsibilities include preparing and composing routine correspondence, memoranda, and reports; screening telephone calls and visitors to resolve inquiries; scheduling and maintaining a calendar of appointments, meetings, and travel itineraries; and transcription. Incumbent is also responsible for providing clinical administrative support including providing phone reception and posting OR cases.

Qualified applicants must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent and at least 4 years of executive administrative or medical office experience. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for experience..

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions.
Ability to evaluate and apply information and provide advice.
Strong working knowledge of administrative procedures.
Ability to analyze and present information.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to mentor junior professionals.
Proficient in computer applications. Can interpret information and apply to daily work. Ability to use an array of business software applications, such as word processor software, presentation software, and spreadsheet software.
Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.

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Posted: 1/5/2019
Application Due: 3/6/2019
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