The Executive Assistant has in depth understanding of the officeâ™s issues and how they support the Universityâ™s mission. The position serves as a central liaison between the Vice President & General Counsel and other constituents with whom the Office of the Vice President & General Counsel interacts and may act on behalf of the VP/GC under agreed upon circumstances. The executive Assistant may be asked to perform limited independent projects and/or relied upon to take the lead in researching, analyzing and preparing executive summaries that contribute to effective planning and decision making. The Executive Assistant pro-actively organizes the VP/GC schedule, manages various administrative functions, monitors critical phases important projects and coordinates staff reporting to this position.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two or more years of administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Supervisory experience required
Experience in a university setting or comparable corporate setting preferred
Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills. Initiative and judgment to independently, problem solve, and prioritize.The ability to independently develop and implement short and long term goals.Ability to work independently, but also as a strong team member when the situation warrants
Effective delegation skills and ability to accomplish work through others
Effective communication skills to elicit and communicate information; excellent writing skills are essential to prepare clear, informative, and concise materials
Ability to analyze, synthesize, and summarize information
Experience and competency in use of computer programs, digital resources, ability to generate reports, graphs, tables, etc. that represent OGC legal operations â‹
Required Background Screening for Desired Candidate
Criminal and education screening
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Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.