Administrative Assistant Senior - Health Sciences Center
West Virginia University
January 3, 2018
Morgantown, West Virginia
Administrative Assistant Senior - Health Sciences Center 07181
The School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for an Administrative Assistant Senior. This position will report directly to the Dean of the School and will serve to increase the capacity of the Dean to carry out administrative duties and responsibilities. The position will assist in coordinating and operationalizing various projects/initiates related to the achievement of the School of Pharmacy's goals and objectives.
In order to successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide executive administrative support for varied tasks.
Manage projects of varying size, scope and complexity.
Prepare and/or contribute to the preparation of reports, briefings, presentations and responses on institutional and strategic issues as appropriate.
Serve as part of the senior leadership team in the development of policies, such as faculty workload, travel, procedures for grant submission, etc.
Collaborate with leadership to develop and implement plans regarding operations infrastructure, processes and personnel.
Coordinate scheduling of meetings and adjust meeting dates and times to accommodate the Dean's schedule as well as those of the other participants in the meeting.
Consult with the Dean on a daily basis; establish and maintain an organized access system related to SOP policies/procedures.
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered
Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience working for an administrator or executive
Knowledge of management principles and practices, specifically evaluation and control
Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated skill in personnel management processes to supervise staff members
Thorough knowledge of various office software packages (Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Familiarity with statistical and research methods
Excellent organizational skills required to coordinate and organize a variety of complex projects simultaneously
Experience in the development of special projects
Demonstrated ability to speak in public before groups
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