The College of Engineering Dean’s Office is seeking an Administrative Assistant to Associate Deans. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The College of Engineering (COE) Dean's Office is the central administrative unit for overall college leadership and management. The Assistant to Associate Dean (AD) for Research, and Associate Dean (AD) for Graduate Programs assists the ADs in performance of their duties. Tasks are often varied and change rapidly in scope and complexity over time. The individual in this position must be able to effectively multi-task, exercise sound judgment, anticipate needs, demonstrate excellent organization and communication skills, and perform effectively in a demanding environment. Much of the work is of a confidential nature requiring the use of discretion in working with diverse groups or individuals.
In support of the AD for Research, the Assistant must be aware of the importance of public relations in dealing with individuals in the Federal and State Governments, university administration and faculty, and company CEOs or their representatives, and students.
In support of the AD for Graduate Programs, this position serves as the liaison to the College and University faculty, staff, administration and off-campus contacts, including state and federal legislative officers. Advises others on College and University policies and procedures and serves as a resource regarding College activities and special assignments.
Typically requires Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years' experience providing administrative support to an administrator
Bachelor's Degree and at least three years' experience providing advanced administrative support or a combination of post-secondary education and more than five years working in higher education.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellence in organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and creating a collaborative environment.
Skills in managing complex schedules.
Demonstrable ability to work independently and in a team environment, to take initiative, and to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to conduct research on websites for information, such as other university programs, college rankings, and legislative materials.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent; desire to continually increase technical skills and understanding.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training, and experience.
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