The Chancellor's Office Administrative Assistant is an accomplished professional who performs a variety of administrative duties, including responsible customer-service and complex, confidential administrative support functions. The Chancellor's Office Administrative Assistant provides support to both the Chancellor and the Chancellor's Executive Assistant and serves as front reception for the Chancellor's office. The successful candidate will have exceptional organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills and flawless attention to detail. They will demonstrate independent decision-making abilities, a highly-professional demeanor and will perform all assigned duties with tact, accuracy and efficiency. This position supervises student assistant staff and reports to the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Qualifications Required: -Minimum associate degree. -5 years of relevant experience. -Excellent communication and editing/proofing skills. -Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interact with a broad variety of individuals. -Exceptional customer service skills. -Highly organized, efficient and accurate; strong attention to detail. -Professional demeanor; able to respectably represent the highest-ranking office at UW-River Falls. -Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. -Strong, independent problem-solving abilities; ability to understand and apply policies with good judgment. -Ability to maintain focus and productivity in an environment subject to interruption or unexpected changes in priority. -Commitment to the educational mission and core values of UW-River Falls. -Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
Qualifications Preferred: -Bachelor's degree. -Experience in higher education. -Experience in a high-ranking executive administrative assistant position. -Familiarity with UW System or UW-River Falls. -Familiarity with AP Style guidelines.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. Materials not submitted through https://jobs.uwrf.edu/ cannot be considered.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your professional ability and experience (references).
OPTIONAL: Unofficial transcripts (official will be required upon hire)
Inquiries should be addressed to: Kelly Browning, Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by July 3, 2019.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
Internal Number: 5456
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