The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) supports multidisciplinary programs of research and instruction in international and area studies. UCIS is a key facilitator linking departments and schools across the University and connecting Pitt with universities and institutions in around the world. UCIS is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the LASA Executive Director and Operations and Member Engagement Directors (LASA's core strategy team).
The Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the workflow for administrative actions and decisions made by the LASA core strategy team. Additional responsibilities include providing executive level assistance to the LASA core strategy team in the execution of various tasks directly linked to administrative matters; assisting with the implementation of strategic initiatives, preparing complex reports, and serving as liaison with the LASA membership. The incumbent is responsible for the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational functions.
Ability to research issues and make decisions as needed, and understanding of all units of LASA, its policies and procedures are necessary. The Executive Assistant must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills, including contributions to planning and follow-up on all aspects of small or major projects.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Education Required: Baccalaureate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: A qualified candidate should have a bachelor's degree preferably in business administration and work experience in an academic setting. Experience using Microsoft Office (including Access), exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to write effectively are essential. This person should also possess integrity, intelligence, professional demeanor, flexibility in a busy working environment and ability to travel domestic and internationally.
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