Administrative Assistant - Fixer

Company Name:
Stratford University
At Stratford University employees take enormous pride in their work and the work of the University. Stratford is not just your next job -- it is a career where employees find their true calling and feel tremendous joy in making a difference in the lives of others. Every employee is empowered and encouraged to contribute innovative ideas to enhance the student experience and learning outcomes. This is made evident by our motto, _" Changing lives, one student at a time." _ Visit our University blog at
The administrative assistant, "Fixer", is a multitalented individual with a broad range of skills. You are a great team player, as well as individual. There are lots of loose ends at Stratford just begging for knots. You are the "backbone" of the many departments that function independently and require you to be the customer relations liaison between internal and external customers. Are you up for the task?
Organize and prepare meeting minutes, and coordinate appointments and calendars
Welcome and resolve problems, questions, concerns and issues effectively
Communicate with customers proactively and cooperatively
Participate in administrative management
Prepare and revise presentations, reports and other documents
Trouble shoot online and Innovation Center issues
Liaison with online faculty, Instructional Mentors, dean, programmers, production studio, and other stakeholders
Manage schedules and Productions boards
Manage resources and assist in research
Assist in the Innovation Center and Production Studio
Other duties as assigned
Critical Skills and Job Complexity:
High energy, outgoing personality and professional attitude
Highly organized, a self started, capable of working alone or as part of the team
Committed to quality service to students, faculty, and staff
Ability to juggle a multitude of tasks while maintaining a positive demeanor
Good knowledge of office support functions
Willing to learn new skills
Bachelor's degree or higher will give you an advantage.
You will be able to share examples of how you've excelled in your roles during the past two years.
If you have basic knowledge of university academic rules and regulations, you will further separate yourself from the competition.
You are an "out of the box" thinker and problem solver
You embrace change
_The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Stratford University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Changing Lives, One Student at a Time"
Date: 2014-08-01
Country: US
State: VA
City: Glen Allen
Postal Code: 23060

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