Under the general supervision of the Dean of the Graduate School, the Executive Assistant will manage the administrative services and business operations of the Graduate School and support the daily activities of the Dean of the Graduate School. Specifically, the Executive Assistant will serve as fiscal officer for the Graduate School, including authorizing and monitoring expenditures through Kuali, disbursing funds associated with graduate fellowships, providing budgetary advice to the Dean and Associate Dean, and overseeing all payroll, travel, and timecard transactions in the Graduate School. In addition, the Executive Assistant will coordinate daily activities of the staff to ensure that someone in every area of Graduate School activities is available to respond to questions whenever the Graduate School is open. Finally, the Executive Assistant will support the Dean's daily activities by managing appointments and phone calls, assisting with correspondence, acting on behalf of the Dean on operational matters, maintaining records of Dean's Office activities, and providing other support as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Three to five years related experience and proven ability in budget, personnel, and administrative management. Demonstrated ability to resolve administrative and personnel problems. Good interpersonal skills; ability to effectively work with faculty, staff, students and other University administrators.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business-related discipline. Demonstrated ability to extract financial information from enterprise accounting systems and transform it to simple managerial reports. Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive confidential information.
This is a full-time, 12-month position.
Interested applicants please apply by using Husky Hire. Please upload a current resume, letter of application, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. Search # 2013399