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Administrative Assistant 4

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004
  • Job Code
    113865054

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Administrative Assistant 4

Eastern Washington University presents an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant 4 reporting to the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. This position works independently on multiple tasks simultaneously maintaining the highest level of confidentiality. The Administrative Assistant 4 must be able to focus and perform well under pressure with the ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines. The position is expected to exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules and regulations to resolve problems. Provides a broad spectrum of administrative support including developing and completing assignments with minimal direction. Position serves as a resource for the department.

The successful candidate will represent the Provost's Office with professionalism by creating a friendly and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and constituencies.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.


About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.


<br /> <p>We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: <strong>Administrative Assistant 4</strong></p> <p>Eastern Washington University presents an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant 4 reporting to the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. This position works independently on multiple tasks simultaneously maintaining the highest level of confidentiality. The Administrative Assistant 4 must be able to focus and perform well under pressure with the ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines. The position is expected to exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules and regulations to resolve problems. Provides a broad spectrum of administrative support including developing and completing assignments with minimal direction. Position serves as a resource for the department.</p> <p>The successful candidate will represent the Provost's Office with professionalism by creating a friendly and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and constituencies.</p> <p>The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!</p> <p><span class="caps">EWU</span> expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.</p> <br /><strong>About Eastern Washington University</strong> <p>Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.</p> <br /> <p>Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.</p> <br /> <p> </p> <p> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/NayjagTj5j1AtRBOuD7Ez"> <br/><br/><strong>Required Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Associate's degree.</li> <li>At least four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in an office using Microsoft Outlook email and calendaring software.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Specific Position Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong, independent project and time management skills.</li> <li>Intermediate working knowledge of office equipment and computer skills using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Banner, Concur and/or other similar programs and computerized record systems.</li> <li>Evidence of writing and editing skills to produce professional business correspondence, documents, presentations, reports, etc.</li> <li>Professional or personal knowledge and/or experience using online, web-based platforms for business operations, such as room reservations, technology scheduling, catering, hotels, airlines, rental cars, etc.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.</li> </ul> <strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree <strong>or</strong> other professional/formal education for office, clerical, administrative assistant, or a related field <strong>and/or</strong> experience working in an office for at least five (5) years.</li> <li>Advanced software skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, scheduling/calendar software, and Concur travel software.</li> <li>Experience or demonstrated ability to function in an office environment administratively supporting more than one individual, including the ability coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and schedules.</li> <li>Evidence of organizational skill and ability to prioritize and track progress independently while working on one or more tasks/projects simultaneously.</li> </ul> <strong>Other Skills and Abilities</strong>: <ul> <li>Ability to reason logically and make sound decisions, to consider alternative and diverse perspectives, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to remain poised under all circumstances, and to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust</li> <li>Ability to work effectively in high stress and conflict situations.</li> <li>Ability to simultaneously address multiple and complex situations.</li> <li>Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision.</li> <li>Ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual.</li> <li>Ability to maintain confidentiality.</li> </ul><p>PI113865054</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-10-21

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