Full Job Description
Executive Assistant II
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University School of Law
Proposed Minimum Salary
Fort Worth, Texas
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .
Who we are
At Texas A&M University School of Law, we instill in our graduates knowledge of the law, key professional skills and core values that set the Aggie Lawyer apart. Texas A&M University School of Law is an integral part of Texas A&M University, one of a select few institutions nationwide to hold land grant, sea grant and space grant designations. As Texas' first public institution, Texas A&M offers 101 doctoral programs and 151 master’s programs, in addition to the J.D. law degree. Many of these programs have attained top rankings and national recognition for quality by the National Research Council (NRC).
What we want
The Executive Assistant II, performs advanced professional assistance work for the Academic Dean in the Law School. Maintains high-level interactions with the campus community and assists with highly confidential and critical academic and/or administrative matters. We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.
What you need to know
This position is located in Fort Worth , TX. Position may require some additional work outside normal business hours. A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume or upon answering the questionnaire you may attach the documents.
COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Four years of experience in office administration
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications
Ability to learn and effectively use other platforms that are more specific to the University
Skill in: composing a variety of correspondence; maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive matters with discretion and tact; interacting with students, faculty and staff at all levels in a courteous and efficient manner; planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing tasks; and initiating and completing work without instruction
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
$44,912 - $57,740
Six years administrative experience in a university setting
Preferred Licenses and Certifications:
Certified Administrative Professional .
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with Concur and Workday systems
Proficient in Microsoft suite products (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook
Provides executive-level administrative assistance to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Supervises the management of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs’ calendar, ensures required information is noted on the calendar, all meeting materials, presentations, or appropriate briefings are given to prior to meetings. Sets appointments and helps to manage the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs’ time with faculty, staff and students.
Drafts correspondence and coordinates tasks and projects for the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Oversees the maintenance of the central files for correspondence and other critical and confidential records. Assures the confidentiality of sensitive correspondence, reports and conversations. Coordinates travel arrangements. Reconciles travel expenses and payment card reports. Prepares academic affairs budget and tracks expenses.
Assists the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs with planning, coordination, and execution of academic events. Reviews faculty course syllabi to ensure compliance. Serves as liaison for adjunct faculty. Annually updates the student handbook, student orientation notebook and adjunct faculty orientation handbook. Works with web administrator to ensure that academic program pages are up to date.
Sets and maintains student appointments with the Academic Dean in confidential student matters. Serves as case manager for violations of academic standards, student code of conduct and honor code.
Collects student field trip applications, coordinates students travel arrangements including visas, airfare, hotels, and ground transportation. Keeps up to date on University education abroad procedures and requirements. Assists the Director of Global Programs with projects as assigned.
Provides executive-level administrative assistance to the Senior Associate Dean. Supervises the management of the Senior Associate Dean’s calendar, ensures required information is noted on the calendar, all meeting materials, presentations, or appropriate briefings are given to prior to meetings. Sets appointments and helps to manage the Senior Associate Dean’s time with faculty, staff and students. Drafts correspondence and coordinates tasks and projects for the Senior Associate Dean. Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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