Administrative Assistant

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
27 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2017
9055/ I2617
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9055/ I2617

Job Description

The Administrative Assistant is the main point of contact for the Academic Affairs Office and is responsible for resolving or referring student issues to the appropriate person or department. He or she has the general responsibility of supporting the day-to-day operations of the Academic Affairs Department by triaging and completing various administrative tasks which include but is not limited to scheduling of calendars, writing meeting agenda, setting up meetings, documenting minutes, ordering supplies by using SAP shopping carts, reconciling invoices, paying bills, and collating data for any special projects assigned by the Associate Dean, Assistant Directors and Academic Affairs staff, GSDM faculty, students and other department administrators an staff.

Required Skills

A good candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 3 - 5 years of work experience as an Administrative Assistant or Coordinator. His or her software skill set should include Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of R25 and SPS would be an advantage. This person needs strong written and verbal skills, as well as attention to details, ability to set priorities, and time management,. Interacting with faculty, staff, and students is necessary, and so experience working in an academic environment is a plus.

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