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Provide senior-level administrative and staff support to the Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration (ADFA) in the College of Veterinary Medicine.Develop and maintain a broad understanding of the ADFA's areas of responsibility, including knowledge of policies, practices, precedents, and a comprehensive knowledge of the College.Facilitate an excellent working relationship with ADFA's direct reports (RMSS – Directors of Accounting Service Center, Budget & Planning, Information Technology, Facilities, and Human Resources), as well as department Administrative Managers and senior executives staff. Provide high-level project management or oversight for Deans, Associate Deans, and RMSS Directors.
Associate's degree in business administration or related field with 3-5 years high-level administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive issues and situations with the utmost tact, discretion, and sensitivity. Superior verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in a variety of business software, including the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook as well as other data management or analysis software such as Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Sign, KPI and Tableau. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail is a must. Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Must possess the ability to work in a complex high-pressure environment dealing with diverse constituents and situations, while maintaining a positive, professional, and customer-oriented attitude. Strong ability to make effective decisions independently in a fast paced environment. Must function with self-direction and motivation while establishing appropriate priorities independently and be committed to continuous growth and learning. Experience handling projects that cross departmental boundaries and include a variety of stakeholders.
Executive-level administrative experience in an academic setting of 5-7 years desired.
*** As a note Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
*** Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
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