Office of External Relations and Constituent Engagement
External Relations and Constituent Engagement is seeking an outstanding candidate for an Administrative Assistant to primarily provide staff support to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of External Relations. This position will also provide day-to-day staff support to various constituent groups, including the UMKC Trustees, Trustee Scholars program, and local legislators. The division is a fast-paced, fun, team-oriented work environment that values customer service and flexibility.
Job Duties include, but not limited to:
Provide day-to-day staff support to the Assistant Vice Chancellor External Relations and various constituent groups, including the UMKC Trustees, Trustee Scholars, and local legislators.
Prepare draft correspondence for Assistant Vice Chancellor; maintain Trustee records, distribution lists, rosters.
Organize and assist with planning board meetings (handle reservations, planning and coordination of services).
Maintain the Assistant Vice Chancellor's day-to-day calendar.
Prepare and organize mailings.
Work with managers and staff in unit for assistance as needed.
Assisting with biweekly and monthly timekeeping requests.
Other duties may be assigned as needed. This position may require working an occasional evening and/or weekend, depending on the event.
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.
Successful candidates will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, punctuality, grammar and proofreading skills and the ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision to complete projects and tasks.
Must be Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Experience with various constituent groups and organizing events is a plus.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full time, benefit eligible position. Hours M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM, occasional evening and/or weekends.
$15.29-$20.70/hr, commensurate with education and experience.
January 26, 2020
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.).
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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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