Administrative Assistant in School of Dental Medicine, Office of the Dean

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2017
Ref
9026/I0617
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Perform all administrative activities for the Office of the Dean. Some of the major activities include but are not limited to the following; keeping the calendar and scheduling meetings for the Office of the Dean staff, recording minutes at various meetings, ordering supplies, paying and reconciling invoices with the assistance of the Director of Finance; making travel arrangements, drafting and proofreading of correspondence, etc.The individual must exercise initiative, independent judgment and discretion in arranging meetings, maintaining appointment schedule and disposing of requests for information . Act as a backup resource to the Dean and the Executive Assistant of the Dean when the Executive Assistant is out of the office.

Required Skills

Bachelor Degree Required Must have at least 3 years in an administrative support role supporting multiple people with a variety of responsibilities. Must have a high degree of attention to detail with correspondence and project specific work Must be able to multi-task and prioritize Must be able to critically think and problem solve and present ideas and or solutions for issue resolution. Must be comfortable interacting with Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, Stuedents, and Staff on a daily basis Must be able to work in a system driven environment with intermediate level experience in the following: Microsoft Office Applications Excel, Word, Power point, Outlook.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular