Posting Summary: The University of Virginia School of Law seeks a faculty secretary to provide administrative and clerical support for a group of instructional faculty at the School of Law. The administrative support includes: preparing course materials, merging files and letters for the clerkship application process, assisting with exams, collecting mail, maintaining paper files, managing correspondence, and communicating effectively orally and in writing. The position requires a candidate who functions well as part of a team and has the flexibility to respond in a timely fashion to varying needs of the faculty.
Apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.edu (Posting Number 0621560). Include a cover letter, a resume, and the names of three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Executive secretarial training (or equivalent experience)
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: Executive secretarial experience
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Legal secretarial experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Ability to demonstrate initiative and apply both critical thinking skills and analytical thought processes to interpret faculty members' needs and respond accordingly; * Strong, demonstrated competence with full range of administrative support duties; * Adaptability to follow instructions and procedures that vary widely among assigned faculty; * Skill in taking accurate and thorough messages; * Meticulous attention to detail; * Ability to self-organize and set priorities;
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of legal terminology and formats;
Required Computer Applications: * Word processing with speed and accuracy; * Ability to learn, develop, and provide technical training on applications of computerized programs to transcribe and process written documents
Preferred Computer Applications: * WordPerfect, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Power Point, Access
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.