Executive Assistant to the Dean (00021A)

ODU Human Resources   Norfolk, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 5, 2022
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To serve as Executive Assistant to the Dean for the Frank Batten College of Engineering. To represent the college and dean on various administrative projects and matters, provide guidance, resource, and support to all department chairs, directors, faculty, and outside constituents on and off campus. To serve as liaison for college and university committees and special events. To assist and support the dean in implementing and establishing college-wide activities requiring thorough knowledge of information relating to departments, faculty, committees, and the University. To interpret and respond to issues covered by established policies.

Required Qualifications:

Working knowledge of standard office policies and procedures. Excellent computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation (such as Power Point) and database management. Superior organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and communicate with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni and the general public regarding the functions and mission of the College of Engineering. Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing work environment and handle multiple tasks while meeting prescribed or determined deadlines essential. Requires the ability to understand, interpret, apply and communicate information and the ability to apply analysis in the completion of functional procedures. Work involves high level administrative support in the Dean’s Office. Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of tasks that require ingenuity, resourcefulness, discretion and flexibility. Demonstrated ability to work professionally with administrators, faculty, staff and all constituents of the College essential. Considerable experience providing administrative support to an executive-level position such as a Dean, Vice President or President.

Must have excellent computer and communication skills. Proficiency in calendar management, document/report preparation and formatting in Word, Excel and Power Point required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent education/experience considered. Some experience in higher education or a public sector organization. Some experience working with Banner or Insight.

To review the full position requirements and submit an application, please visit https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/16337 and follow the online instructions.  Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.