The Chancellor's Office at UMKC is taking applications for an Sr. Office Support Assistant. Successful applicants will be organized professionals known for their ability to maintain confidentiality and produce high quality work. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Manage the Chancellor's appointment calendar, scheduling, and tracking both internal and external meetings. Keep key executives and the Sr. Executive Assistant informed, as appropriate, regarding upcoming appointments, meetings and events, etc. At times the Sr. Executive Assistant will manage appointments.
Screen office and telephone callers; respond to sensitive questions, complaints, and requests for information from faculty, staff, leadership and the general public; communicate information in person or by telephone where judgment, knowledge, and interpretation of policies and procedures are necessary.
Coordinate and manage a variety of complex and diverse projects concurrently
Manage general email account and route to appropriate area
Manage and update Chancellor's office website
Process signature requests and set up memos/letters for signature
Log and track incoming/outgoing mail and office correspondence
Track event request information for internal and external events
Manage office filing system and submit monthly reports
Maintain inventory of office supplies and equipment
Assist with coordinating travel arrangements
Serve as back-up supervisor for work-study students
Assist other campus leadership as needed
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preference will be given to individuals with previous experience providing administrative support in an executive-level office, for an elected official, or in a professional higher education office.
Applicants should be known for their outstanding record of dependability, outstanding communication and organizational skills, as well as advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook skills.
Experience maintaining client confidentiality and scheduling for executives preferred.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
$15.29 - $18.00
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
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