Yale Temporary Staffing Services (YTSS) is a team of highly professional Clerical & Technical employees who are deployed to a diverse range of departments across campus for temporary assignments. YTSS teammates are immersed in many exciting projects, programs and University initiatives at Central Campus, West Campus and the Medical School. While on assignments, members of this team enjoy a high degree of exposure to many facets of Yale's rich history and culture. Other significant benefits of the YTSS program include the opportunity to build professional contacts and significantly enhance skills through on-the-job learning.
Posting Position Title: Administrative Assistant
University Job Title: Administrative Assistant, YTSS
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Willingness to accept work assignments in any Yale department on any section of campus (Central, Medical School or even West Campus). Flexible to adapt to new environments and assignments on a regular basis.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong administrative and organizational skills. Excellent customer service, highly developed interpersonal skills as well as strong written and verbal communication.
Required Skill/ability 3: Intermediate computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Demonstrated attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to work with little supervision, exercise independent judgment, and demonstrate initiative. Proven ability to collaborate as part of a team.
Required Skill/ability 5: References must indicate excellent attendance, punctuality and demonstrated ability to work in diverse environments.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Working knowledge of Yale University's policies and procedures; Microsoft Access, SciQuest, EMS/iExpense, EPIC, Orbitz, and Workday. A diverse background with the combination of an administrative, financial, medical and/or technology background.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.