Division of Diversity and Inclusion - Office of the Vice Chancellor
The Diversity and Inclusion division is taking applications for a Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor. Successful candidates will be professional, articulate office professionals known for their high-quality work, and ability to maintain confidentiality. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Review requests for appointments, determines purpose and assess priority.
Manage the Vice Chancellor's commitments for meeting attendance, presentations, requested data and decisions, including preparation of daily materials and the management of upcoming events. Anticipate information needed, collect and prepare materials.
Assist with preparing presentations.
Responsible for timely, accurate and complete submission of agenda items for the Diversity Council, Board meetings and other executive meetings.
Attend meetings to document discussions and decisions and follow up on requests and data.
Manage budget and databases, including benchmarks and metrics.
Act as a liaison, when appropriate, between the executive office and major outside agencies, including state, federal, local government and private industry.
Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of special events and program activities related to major partnerships.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 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.
PeopleSoft experience is preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
$47,476 - $51,000
Open until filled, review of applications begins on May 29.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
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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