Executive Assistant

Job description

Position Number:


Functional Title:

Executive Assistant

Position Type:

Temporary Staff

Position Eclass:

SE - SHRA Exempt

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

UNCG’s Division of Enrollment Management is responsible for facilitating the recruitment, retention, and graduation of a talented and diverse student population. Our primary focus is to design, implement, and provide the services necessary to promote student success throughout the entire student lifecycle. Enrollment Management embraces data-driven decision-making and process improvement to strategically support and enhance services and resources for students. The Division of Enrollment Management consists of Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, and the University Registrar.

Position Summary:

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management. This includes complex calendar management, handling phone calls and messaging, greeting visitors, making appropriate referrals, coordinating domestic and international travel, various meetings including agendas and logistics management and preparation and/or revision of documents/reports. This position serves as a liaison with various departments as well as external contacts and with university leadership units. This position will regularly handle sensitive information and requires maintaining strict high level of confidentiality and discretion. This position will also require adaptability and openness to change as the needs of the organization change.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalency and three years of progressive responsible administrative/office management experience; or graduation or associate’s degree in secretarial science, business administration, or related discipline and one year of progressively responsible administrative/office management experience; or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

We are seeking a candidate with experience in a fast-paced office environment who possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, keen attention to detail and organizational skills, reliability, adaptability, ability to take initiative, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in Google Suite (Gmail, GCal, GDrive, etc.) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related discipline and at least 3 years of relevant experience.

Tenure Status:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

A review of applicants will begin immediately.

Recruitment Range:

$17.00 - $21.00/hour

Org #-Department:

Enrollment Management - 10207

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date:


Open Until Filled:




Type of Appointment:


Time Limited Duration:

8-9 months

Number of Months per Year:




Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Hand Movement-Grasping, Holding, Reading, Writing, Eye-hand coordination, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Lifting-0-30 lbs.

Work Environment:





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Job No:
Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time