The Administrative Assistant is responsible for Clerical and General administrative support for the Key Executive Leadership Certificate Programs offered for the Office of Inspector General (OIG); a total of 13 cohorts annually (260 students).
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for processing all the OIG applications, managing the rosters, and supporting the academic advisor in registering applicants for the desired schedule and managing waitlists. This position is the liaison for daily communication to students, multiple government agency contacts, sponsors, The Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) corporate office, and works closely with internal program staff, as well as, university student accounts and registrar's office and maintains the online application form registration process.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
At least two years of administrative experience
S/he must possess excellent oral and written communications skills and strong interpersonal skills
Applicants must be a self-starter, highly detail-oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and be able to engage in and contribute to a growing program
Applicants should be comfortable working with a wide variety of personalities in a very dynamic, team oriented and continuously changing environment
Significant experience working with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint software, and Internet research experience
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Access are highly preferable
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