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Executive Assistant to the President

Company: Doane University
Location: Crete
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Doane University is looking for a highly organized, reliable individual with strong communication skills to serve as the Executive Assistant to the President. The successful candidate will provide a wide range of administrative and professional support for the President, Chief of Staff, Board of Trustees for the university, and other areas supported by the President's Office. The executive assistant coordinates the President's daily activities and serves as a liaison to the President, the President's Leadership Team, Provost, Deans, Division Chairs, program directors, local and regional organizations, and the Board of Trustees. This position oversees and manages all office procedures, coordinates communication within the department and provides information to other stakeholders.

Required Education/Qualifications/Skills:

  • Associate's degree with 3-5 years related experience; equivalent knowledge and experience considered
  • Demonstrated experience with complex calendaring, travel, and event planning
  • Proficiency in MS Office; including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Zoom video conferencing software
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies within and outside the university
  • Customer service skills that embrace working with a variety of different individuals and audiences
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to use personal judgement to make decisions
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance and punctuality within the University; occasional nights and weekends are required.

Preferred Education/Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience as an Executive Assistant for a CEO, President, VP or Senior Executive
  • Executive assistant or administrative experience in a university setting
  • Experience with Google Suite (Mail, Docs, Drive)
  • Experience with KRONOS, Active Data, and Smart Data

Mission Statement: Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

The values are our guiding principles, they are: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation. Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

Keywords: Doane University, Lincoln , Executive Assistant to the President, Other , Crete, Nebraska

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