Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking an Assistant to the Dean. Reports to the Dean of School of Criminal Justice.
The Assistant to Dean:
Provides confidential executive assistance for the Dean's Office.
Oversees and manages the daily operations of the Office of the Dean.
Serves as the primary point of contact for all internal and external constituencies.
Maintains and updates the school's website.
Oversees coordination of all marketing publication materials.
Acts as liaison to committees and research teams and supports special projects under the guidance of the Dean.
Provides administrative support to all functions of the office including assistance to fundraising processes and alumni activities.
Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of office administration, work organization, coordination, facilitation, and/or reporting writing principles and practices. Also requires a minimum of two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication skills, and computer literacy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires up to 5 years relevant experience in an administrative role, excellent communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills. The Assistant to the Dean must be creative, driven and community-oriented. S/he must exercise good judgment; have strong written and oral communication skills; be well organized, able to work independently and balance multiple priorities.
The preferred candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced, professional office environment. Ideal candidate will also have experience functioning in a team-essential setting.
Candidate will need to be PC proficient; understand how to use a Window format (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc). Candidate will also need skills in website and social media management. Must be comfortable with technology and demonstrate willingness to acquire new skills as needed to keep pace with job functions.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Normal average office work environment. No heavy lifting required.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.