The School of History, Philosophy and Religion invites applications for a full-time(1.00 FTE),12-month, Fixed-Term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
The purpose of this position is to manage the office and business operations of the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion. This position establishes administrative office policies, interprets university policies, serves as the administrative liaison for the School Director; provides budgetary support, business management and supervision to assigned administrative staff and student workers.
This position requires analytical skills for evaluating, trouble shooting and synthesizing issues in order to successfully process and coordinate all work. There is significant interpersonal interaction and access to sensitive information requiring excellent communication skills, discretion, flexibility, and professional poise.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in related field and 3 years office management experience in a complex office environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; coursework or experience should include personnel, bookkeeping, and general office administration.
Experience managing a complex business office including budget administration, personnel administration, records management, program coordination and project management.
High-level experience with MS Office Suite.
Demonstrated professional interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse group of individuals including faculty, staff, students, administrators, and the public.
Experience maintaining confidential information, and effectively support and fully execute institutional policies and management directives.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills including critical thinking, discretion, negotiation, sound judgement, and conflict management.
Experience working independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and multiple short-term deadlines; ability to plan, implement, and evaluate projects and processes.
Ability to prepare and analyze budget materials.
Detail oriented; excellent organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience explaining policies, procedures, and regulations.
Because of deadlines of the university and this office, this position must work under demands of heavy volume and fluctuating workloads during specific times of the term and year. The staff member in this position must be available during peak periods such as beginning and end of terms.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Salary (Minimum): $41,664
Salary (Maximum): $70,704
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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