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Administrative Assistant

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Posting Details

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Position Information

Position Title Administrative Assistant
Requisition Number STFR004162
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 51
Posting Date 11/03/2017
Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, the Administrative Assistant performs complex and diverse duties for the Dean’s Office and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, staff, and other constituents. S/he will provide general guidance and explanation of departmental policies and procedures and may communicate on behalf of manager(s) to explain or disseminate information. The position will also provide administrative support including organizing files systems for office, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, as well as producing, proofreading and editing complex reports, documents, and spreadsheets. Monitors, tracks expenditures, resolves problems, and reports on Dean’s Office budget. S/he will coordinate planning and logistics for meetings and special events including design of marketing and publicity materials, tracking responses, working with speakers on materials and set up. May also coordinate department projects or programs, which may entail assisting with development of materials and brochures, updating web information, and/or assisting with content and design.

Qualifications

Requires an Associates degree and 2-4 years of administrative experience in a professional environment or college degree with 1-3 years’ experience in a professional environment. Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office suite Excel, Outlook and Word. Experience working with Salesforce or any CRM, editing, graphics and creating spreadsheets. Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Other

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