Posting Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Drew University, one of the nation’s leading liberal arts universities, seeks a highly qualified and professionally experienced individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College. Candidates should have a Bachelors Degree and have three to five years of experience in a position of comparable responsibility. The successful candidate will provide administrative, budgetary and secretarial support to the Dean of the College in managing the day-to-day administrative operations of the Dean’s office. Job responsibilities include: calendar management, meeting coordination and support, budget tracking and financial reconciliations, record maintenance, event planning and support, handling travel logistics, organizing student award ceremonies, providing support to the Committee on Faculty, overseeing student workers and other administrative duties as needed. The person in this position must have excellent interpersonal skills, as they will interact regularly with faculty, staff, students, parents, other senior administrative offices and a wide range of individuals from outside the university. Strong writing, research, project management and organizational skills are essential, as is attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word are also critical. Facility with Banner is a strong plus. Please submit a brief letter of interest and résumé, including at least four references with current contact information, to Dr. Christopher S. Taylor, Dean of the College, via e-mail ONLY, to HR1015email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications by Monday, October 12, 2015 to assure full consideration.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.