Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number 00045W
Role Code Title Admin & Office Specialist III
Position Title Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Position Summary

The Executive Assistant supports the administrative operations within the Office of the Dean and provides administrative support to the Dean of the Faculty, the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, the Dean for Educational Policy, the Director of Administration & Finance, and the Communications Director. The Executive Assistant and Office Manager will coordinate and/or provide logistical support for the Office of the Dean of Faculty.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience supporting senior-level administrators in a higher education environment, including a track record of managing sensitive confidential information, excellent interpersonal skills with an emphasis on tact and cordiality, outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, punctuality and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external constituencies to resolve problems, respond on inquiries, obtain and disseminate information. This position must handle multiple responsibilities with a high degree of accuracy and minimum supervision; have demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and discretion; and a commitment to providing exemplary customer service. A demonstrated command of English grammar in verbal and written communication in styles and tones appropriate for the various constituencies that interact with the academic deans and directors is required. This position requires the ability to manage work with minimal supervision, and to anticipate events and respond appropriately. Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office products) is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to independently and diplomatically prioritize meetings, events, and tasks based on Dean’s Office priorities; ability to gain a thorough understanding of the organizational structure of the College and Arts & Sciences and to appropriately apply that knowledge in responding to and forwarding inquiries from internal and external audiences; demonstrated administrative management experience; comprehensive knowledge of office practices and procedures; and excellent organizational skills.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and experience.

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Department Dean of Arts & Sciences Office - 3K1100
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 02/02/2018
Review Begin Date 02/26/2018
Job Close Date 02/25/2018
Open Until Filled No
Employment Category Operational FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

Occasional overtime may be required.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience handling sensitive / confidential information?
    • yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience supporting senior level administrators?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with MS Office to include Calendar?
    • yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents