Administrative Assistant (Executive Assistant)

Indiana University
May 28, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Job Summary

Under general supervision, provides more complex administrative support to a department or group of professionals. May include but not limited to answering phone calls, setting appointments, preparing sensitive correspondence.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to a department or group of professionals, exercising confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
  • Utilizes business software applications to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes, etc.; compiles data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Receives, screens, and directs incoming calls, visitors, mail, and email promptly, courteously, and accurately.
  • Schedules and confirms appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements; tracks expenses.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of administrative standards, policies and practices for the organization.
  • May perform other duties related to maintaining an internal website and/or working with social media.

Job-specific responsibilities of this position within the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME):

  • Provide complex administrative support to the Senior Associate Dean, up to five Assistant and Associate Deans, and the Director of the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
  • Coordinate administrative meetings, committee meetings, and presentation content. Prepare, organize, distribute, and maintain meeting materials.
  • Create and deliver professional correspondence. Manage information and documents of a sensitive or confidential nature.
  • Provide project management and direct administrative support for GME facilitated events, meetings, and committee operations.
  • Compile and manage committee and event progress reports.
  • Co-manage annual New Resident and Fellow Orientation.
  • Actively support department's strategic focus on continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and two years of relevant experience.

Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information. Strong communication and listening skills. Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities. Maintains composure under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and three years of related administrative and/or project coordination experience.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Intermediate

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: General Administration

Job Family: Administrative Support

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