Executive Assistant to the President (Job Announcement) Morehouse College #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT, MOREHOUSE COLLEGE, ATLANTA, GA

Job Summary:
The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the College’s President and CEO.  Responsibilities will include the following: activities related to Board members and key constituents associated with the College and the greater community; calendar management and scheduling; managing correspondence and records, telephones, travel logistics and other special events and duties as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage President’s calendar and ensure President is informed and updated regarding items on calendar.
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • File and Retrieve documents
  • Make travel arrangements.
  • Manage the Executive department’s budget and complete expense reports.
  • Provide additional assistance and support as needed.
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for meetings: handle event details, manage attendance, assist with document preparation and distribution, provide additional assistance and support as needed to the President.
  • Train and supervise other clerical support. 

Preferred Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an executive administrative role. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to make decisions and work effectively in a fast-paced setting.
  • Must have a professional demeanor.
  • Skilled in multi-tasking and organizing resources to accomplish goals.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people.
  • Must have superb communication skills and be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a broad spectrum of personalities.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in confidential manner

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and prioritize needs in a variety of situations when standardization may be limited.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Reference No: 020113-EA

Closing Date: March 8, 2013

To Apply: Via e-Mail: please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@morehouse.edu

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