Executive Assistant

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Position TitleExecutive AssistantAdvertised TitleExecutive AssistantLocationTroy, NY CampusSearch NumberS19-00999Full Time/Part TimeFull TimePortfolioDivision of Student LifeBusiness UnitOffice of the Vice President for Student LifeJob Summary

The incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies, assists and represents the Vice President (VP) for Student Life in communicating with constituents, and handles multiple issues and concerns addressed to the VP, as they arise; manages a variety of special projects. http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/8351

Minimum Qualifications

•Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
•Five years of experience, including two years experience in providing executive support for a President, Vice President or Executive Director level.
•Two additional years of directly related training and experience may be substituted for degree.

Preferred QualificationsMinimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Demonstrate exceptional Microsoft office suite skill set including advanced knowledge of PowerPoint
•Ability to work with sensitive information in a confidential and diplomatic manner
•Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize
•Ability to work independently without constant supervision
•Ability to adapt to change quickly
•Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
•Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects
•Demonstrated skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to work with a wide range of diverse internal and external constituencies

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

None

Job Posted DateIn order to receive full consideration you must apply byJob Close DateNew/Replacement PositionReplacementOther Position Requirements

Work is performed in a normal office environment. Work is fast paced and demanding. Position is subject to occasional irregular hours.

Additional Information

Under limited supervision, the Executive Assistant manages and oversees the day-to-day operations and administrative support activities of the Office of the Vice President for Student Life. Manage the daily operation of the Division of Student Life to advance Clustered Learning, Advocacy and Support for Students (CLASS) by providing support to the Vice President for Student Life Serves as the primary point of contact for both internal and external constituencies, assists and represents the Vice President for Student Life in communicating with constituents, and handles multiple issues and concerns addressed to the Vice President, as they arise. The Executive Assistant manages a variety of special projects for the Vice President.

(CLASS)- Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students is a comprehensive approach to the student experience at Rensselaer. Through ongoing support, guidance, and co-curricular activities, CLASS connects students to a network of faculty, staff, and other students, ensuring that they are part of a strong community of learners. As students strive to become the leaders of tomorrow, CLASS helps them develop the intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global awareness that will enable them to change the world.

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    Posted: 8/6/2019
    Application Due: 11/4/2019
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