The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Senior Administrative Assistant position.
Specific Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. A minimum of four years demonstrated professional administrative support experience preferably in higher education. Experience in coordinating logistics for events and maintaining complete and accurate records and filing systems. Excellent telephone etiquette skills. Internet research abilities. Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail. Arithmetic and calculation skills to perform basic financial functions. Technical skills to learn for use including but not limited to PeopleSoft, 25 Live.
General Job Requirements: Proven ability to understand and handle political and practical ramifications of confidential data and respond with tact and diplomacy. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups at all organizational levels, both inside and outside of the university. Writing and editing skills, with the ability to prepare, proofread and edit clear, concise and grammatically correct business correspondence and other documents. Strong analytical and organizational skills to sort and prioritize deadlines, and work with supervisors to ensure timeliness and accuracy. Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork. Strong computer skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and electronic mail software, preferably Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
The offer of employment for the final candidate is contingent upon satisfactory completion of and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and upon the acceptance of and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.