The Executive Assistant will serve as a confidential assistant and provide high-level support primarily to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Planning, Design and Construction and will support the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Operations and Maintenance.
The incumbent will be responsible for independently and strategically managing a high-level, complex environment, communicating daily with the senior administration within the University as well as external constituents including professional consultants. The Executive Assistant will also be responsible for strategically managing daily communications, activities, information, and scheduling. The scope of work will extend to coordinating events, planning internal and external meetings, and working on special projects which advance the goals of Facilities Management.
The incumbent must have the ability to represent their areas in a highly professional manner, independently analyze and take action on multiple tasks and requests, have a good sense of priority and urgency and work cooperatively with others both inside and outside of Facilities Management to seamlessly meet the needs of executives in the University Administration.
Internal Number: 153993
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