Administrative Assistant

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 08/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Administrative Job Number: 174914

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A World Class University seeks a talented and motivated Administrative Assistant on a 6-month contract basis. Moreover, this is an innovative opportunity for a dynamic, and exceedingly organized self-starter looking to explore all that business has to offer and grow as a professional.

  • Assist department leadership by performing administrative procedures to generate efficiency of process and results 
  • Enforce and ensure adherence to administrative processes, practices and operations. 
  • Support the electronic word processing, data entry, filing, and other clerical tasks 
  • Maintain and update departmental policies, organizational charts and employee directory 
  • Schedule meetings and maintain department meeting schedules, agendas to ensure on-time and productive meetings 
  • Participate in meetings, programs, and activities to ensure agendas are followed and action items are recorded and communicated 
  • Collect data and prepare reports for a variety of projects and presentations to ensure for accuracy and that deadlines are met 
  • Maintain departmental database records and take a proactive approach in troubleshooting minor technical problems 

  • Associates degree
  • At least 2 years related administrative experience
  • Heavy calendar management and travel arrangements practice 
  • Proficiency with Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of Google docs and Gmail

Nice to Haves:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • Prior experience working independently to manage a location
  • Project coordination and knowledge of Access or similar databases

Job ID: 174914

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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