Job Summary: Under general supervision for a designated administrator, perform responsible administrative staff functions for a designated University official.
Perform responsible administrative staff functions for Chair of Molecular Genetics, frequently of high priority and confidential nature, concerning administrative activities of a substantial complexity
Perform limited administrative staff functions for the Chair and faculty of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology on an as needed basis.
Develop and modify office/departmental policies and procedures for efficient operation; adhere to and advise chair, faculty, staff and students of university and departmental policies
Schedule and coordinate meetings/events; prepare agendas, meeting minutes and action item follow-up
Manage complex calendars, scheduling, while prioritizing meetings and appointments
Monitor and address critical E-mail correspondence; prepare correspondence on behalf of chair
Arrange chair and faculty travel, complete travel authorizations and expense reports
Assist with faculty recruitment; provide support for search committee, manage applications, arrange visits and itineraries for top candidates, assist with faculty appointment process of finalist
Responsible for coordinating faculty appointment, reappointment, promotion and tenure process. Notify faculty of dates, provide criteria and workload documents, assist faculty and chair in obtaining letters of recommendation and assist faculty with dossier.
Recognized as the point person for faculty, students and staff in the department of Molecular Genetics
Establish and maintain liaison with other university offices, as well as external offices and federal, state and local agencies to ensure conformity to external policies and procedures
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree and five (5) years' experience; -OR- seven (7) years' experience. Degree and experience must be in a related field. Some positions may require experience in university administration. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.
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