Institute for Human Development, Executive Assistant, 78621

Location
UMKC Volker Campus
Posted
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Institute for Human Development, Executive Assistant, 78621
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36190
Hiring Department

The UMKC Institute for Human Development (IHD), University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (IHD) is an applied research and training center for human services designed to exemplify the University’s goals of engaged scholarship and community partnerships. Its functions include interdisciplinary training, applied research, community program development and information dissemination.

Job Description

This role has four primary components: Managing the day to day communication coming out of the Director's office with regards to postal service, email, and social media; manage scheduling, travel arrangements, and other planning activities for the Director; provide support to the Director's administrative team which may include but is not limited to data entry, filing, and other activities as needed; and coordinating the development of reports and newsletters coming out of the Director's office, including but not limited to the Weekly UMKC IHD Highlights newsletter, the National Information and Reporting System (NIRS) reports, and others as needed.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage day-to-day communication out of the Director's office.
    • Letters, email, and social media.
    • Point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners
  • Serve as the assistant to the Director of IHD including managing his calendar and scheduling, making hotel and
    travel arrangements for conferences, and performing other tasks as needed.
  • Provide support to the Director's administrative team which may include but is not limited to data entry, filing, and other activities as needed.
  • Coordinate the development of reports and newsletters coming out of the Director's office, including but not limited to the Weekly UMKC IHD Highlights newsletter, the National Information and Reporting System (NIRS) reports, and others as needed.
  • Purchase all software and hardware for the Institute and its employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience working with individuals who have an intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Ability to manage Social Media accounts for an organization or individual.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Powerpoint, and Word), Qualtrics, and RedCap.
Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Salary

$19.23 - $23.80 per hour.

Application Deadline

April 25, 2021

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three current references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,& ,%,etc.)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

EEO IS THE LAW

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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website: http://info.umkc.edu/diversity/

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

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