Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees, Central Services
Under the direct supervision of the President of Colorado Mountain College, the Executive Assistant (EA) to the President and Board of Trustees manages the President’s Office daily operations; serves as a liaison to and provides administrative support to members of CMC’s governing board. The EA works closely with college leadership groups, serves as a resource and liaison, and provides research, troubleshooting and communication for a variety of unique and complex situations on behalf of the President. The EA plans and coordinates college-wide functions, projects and activities; drafts correspondence, invitations, and materials; and collaborates with internal and external constituent groups to further the vision of the organization and promote unity within the College.
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Pre-Requisites for the Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of ideal qualifications may include a Bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience; Associate’s Degree and six years related experience; or High School Diploma/GED and eight years related experience or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.
Work experience including office management, coordination and monitoring of complex projects, preparation of reports, and acting as a communications liaison for an executive is essential to the role. Familiarity with higher education and complex organizations strongly preferred.
Special skills or abilities directly applicable to the position include knowledge of current principles, practices, and trends in higher education and executive management; organizational development and office management; public relations and methods to effectively reach internal and external constituents; project management; proficiency with software including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, as well as technology used for meeting purposes including but not limited to smart rooms, Zoom and WebEx; ability to work independently and perform effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with frequent interruption and change; ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines; coordinate and monitor complex projects and activities; handle sensitive or difficult situations; maintain confidentiality; train and direct the work of colleagues and direct reports; communicate effectively orally and in writing; and establishing cooperative, welcoming working relationships with diverse professionals in the course of performing assigned duties.
May require travel and evening and weekend hours.
Diverse. Inclusive. Centered on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams and cultivating leaders. They are our hallmarks in creating an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every person; faculty, staff, students, and community members in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to work effectively with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities are preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External Applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp or by searching in Learning Hub for instructions on applying for a full-time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin April 22, 2021.
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