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23 Dec 2016

Full-Time Executive Assistant (1199)

American University – Posted by SACJobs Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

The incumbent assists the Dean in providing leadership for and overseeing the administrative agenda of the Washington College of Law (WCL). In addition, the Executive Assistant coordinates with faculty and senior administrators at the law school and the university, supervises administrative support, manages events and activities involving the Office of the Dean and tracks all issues affecting the law school. This position requires self-direction and minimal supervision.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, training or experience

Minimum Requirements:
At least 4 years of progressively responsible administrative experience
Excellent computer skills, including working knowledge of Word Perfect 6.0 or higher, Microsoft Access and Eudora Pro
Proficiency in use of office machines, e.g., facsimile, electric typewriter, printer
Ability to make intelligent and timely decisions, effect harmonious relations, and make balanced evaluations of situations
Ability to collect and convey information and instructions concisely and
Ability to be tactful and diplomatic in handling people visiting the Office of the Dean
Ability to deal tactfully with varied levels of university constituencies
Ability to make decisions about the handling of routine or recurring matters
Ability to determine what matters may be handled by others

Preferred Requirements:
Experience in higher education practices and procedures
Verbal and written knowledge of the Spanish language

Additional Information:
Hiring offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.



Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 4-6 Years

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Executive Assistant. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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