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Administrative Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 12/11/2017
Working Title Administrative Assistant
Department 01010-Office of the Chancellor
Job Type Temporary
Hourly Rate $15.00
Job Summary

Serving the Senior Vice Chancellor of Engagement, and Secretary, the incumbent is responsible for preparing original, professional, effective, and compelling high-profile communications. The incumbent will write, edit, and produce content for speeches, talking points, daily correspondence, and other communications of significance on behalf of the Senior Vice Chancellor. This requires business acumen and the ability to think strategically. The incumbent is expected to perform research, verify content, and transform complex concepts into clear and meaningful communications. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to meet strict deadlines and handle sensitive, confidential information.

Further, the incumbent manages special projects as directed by the Senior Vice Chancellor and facilitate any follow up or task management. The incumbent is charged with ensuring the Senior Vice Chancellor is prepared and properly briefed for all meetings.

Job Requirements

Must have outstanding writing skills and conceptual abilities to write and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents.

Must have a demonstrated proficiency in office and project management, organization and planning, oral and written communication in formal settings, independent judgment and initiative.

Strong organizational and management skills with ability to apply such in an environment where high-level multiple projects and activities are managed simultaneously.

Work products are professional, complete, accurate, and without error.

Must have a thorough understanding of the Senior Vice Chancellor’s priorities.

Attention to detail when coordinating events is imperative.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category
Campus Pittsburgh
Work Hours and Days Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Posting Number T-0415549-P

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter