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Executive Assistant to the AVP for Clinical Research

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 6, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 19111 University Title Executive Administrative Assistant 1 University Job Family General Administration ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Executive Assistant to the AVP for Clinical Research Position Number 592990 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Center For Clinical Translational Research (CCTR) Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is seeking a competent Executive Assistant to provide professional, executive level administrative support and assistance to the Associate Vice President for Clinical Research in the execution of duties, and ensure that priorities are achieved in accordance with the goals and objectives established by the Associate Vice President for Clinical Research.

Minimum Hiring Standards

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of office procedures; experience supporting a senior level executive, especially in a higher level education setting; a strong working knowledge of VCU policies and procedures, especially those related to research activities; excellent ability to make time sensitive judgement and decisions related to the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research; proficiency in the use of a personal computer; strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, data and information management skills; ability to attend to details and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize work and handle multiple priorities simultaneously; strong customer service skills with the ability to work effectively with internal and external customers in a diverse environment.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000-60,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Job Open Date 06/25/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please describe in detail your experience in executive level administrative support.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have experience scheduling meetings, keeping an electronic calendar, and making complicated travel arrangements that may change unexpectedly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Briefly describe your proficiency and instances of use of various programs in Microsoft Office.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you have any work experience coordinating and facilitating meetings and/or supporting standing committees?
    • No
    • Yes
    • Yes, at times more than 8 per month
  5. Describe your communications and writing skills (proofreading, editing) and explain how you use them in your current position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Describe your ability to organize and coordinate multiple assignments while maintaining flexibilty and adhering to details.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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