Administrative Specialist II

05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking applicants for an Administrative Specialist II position to provide confidential, administrative support to multiple academic departments in the college.

This position will provide professional administrative support to the chair of the department. Core responsibilities include managing the chair’s calendar and committee commitments; providing administrative support for department projects and reports; development of and facilitating communications and meeting needs; coordinating annual department processes for faculty and staff; and serving as the department’s liaison to other department, administrative, and college offices on campus.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion, the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, the ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, skills to stay focused, organized, and calm when faced with stressful situations, and interpersonal communication skills to interface with a variety of constituents. Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite are essential for success in this position.