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A person in this position provides administrative, project, and executive support to assigned college or department as well as oversees and coordinates the day to day activities of the office. A employee allocated to this position may serve as the principle point of administrative contact and liaison with internal and external constituencies and may provide specialist support services in the areas of
budget and fiscal management, public and community relations, faculty affairs, general business administration, and/or student affairs, depending upon the functional area supported.


Oversee and administer the day to day activities of the office.

Supervises the work of employees in supporting roles, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.

Performs research and analysis on specific issues, as required, and independently prepares non-routine
letters and/or reports, which may be highly sensitive and confidential in nature.

Coordinates the disposition and/or resolution of individual problems and disputes involving staff as they arise.

Provides assistance in the understanding and interpretation of University policies and procedures, as

Ensures that office operations are in compliance with policy provisions and standards.

Bachelor's degree and two (2) years related management experience;

OR six (6) years related management experience;

OR equivalent combination of experience, training and/or

Possess organizing and coordinating skills.

Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on
sensitive, confidential issues.

Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.

Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.

Skill in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet,
and/or presentation software.

Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.



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