Executive Assistant to the President

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Executive Assistant to the President


Coastal Carolina University is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Assistant to the President (Administrative Coordinator II). The position, reporting to the President, directs administrative and operational activities within the Office of the President.


Duties include but, are not limited to: coordinating general administrative functions and managing budgets for the Office of the President; monitoring budget compliance and consulting with various areas regarding the availability of funds and preparation of funding requests; serving as procurement card liaison; primary purchaser for the Office of the President; coordinating administrative/operational functions in the Office of the President (calendar management, travel, appointment screening, mail distribution, etc.), developing correspondence, reports and presentation materials for the President; developing and maintaining donor relation processes for the Office of the President; interpreting University policies/procedures in order to serve as a resource for the various areas of University; serving as principal liaison between the President and other administrators; investigating, troubleshooting and resolving complex matters that arise in a timely manner; communicating with high-level external constituencies and organizations on behalf of the President, in collaboration with the Chief of Staff; conducting complex special assignments for the Office of the President; and performing other duties as assigned by the President.


Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and extensive administrative experience at the executive level are required. Additionally, a successful candidate should possess: knowledge of principles and procedures of office administration; proficiency in office technology operation to include: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Teams, Zoom and other web-based applications; excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; the ability to comprehend and implement complex oral and written instruction(s); and the ability to handle highly confidential information, multiple tasks and regular interruptions. 


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/ or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, application must be received before April 23, 2021. 


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Administrative Coordinator II (AH15/146750), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 06. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University.  Position may require periodic evening and weekend work.   Overnight travel may be required occasionally.