The School of Nuclear Science and Engineering is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.
The School of Nuclear Science & Engineering is one of five units in the College of Engineering. The mission of the School is to provide world-class education so students can become industry, academic, and policy leaders driving the future of nuclear science worldwide. The curriculum encompasses the broad areas of nuclear and radiation sciences, engineering, and technology. The school has approximately 200 undergraduate and 200 graduate majors. The faculty includes 14 tenure/tenure-track members, with areas of specialization that include nuclear reactor physics, thermal hydraulics, computational methods, nuclear materials, health physics, radio-chemistry and medical physics.
The Administrative Assistant serves as the confidential administrative assistant to the School Head. The purpose of this position is to act as liaison between the general public, university, corporate, industrial, and government contacts, alumni, faculty, staff, students and visitors; to provide administrative support and guidance for school personnel.
Typically requires Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years' experience providing administrative support to an administrator
Bachelor's degree in Business Management, General Business, or related discipline OR a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with experience managing an office or related environment.
Two years of administrative support experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience managing a complex office including providing administrative support and program coordination.
Professional and effective communication skills.
Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, evaluate, and make critical judgments.
Demonstrated ability to deal successfully with a high pace, multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
May include evening and weekend hours for school and college events.
May need to lift up to 50 lbs
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training, education and experience
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