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Executive Assistant

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 24, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
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Executive Assistant

Job no: 527874
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Portland, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Business Administration/Management

Department: Lundquist Portland Programs
Classification: Executive Support Specialist 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $15.81-$23.49 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 16, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to filling out the required online application, please provide a cover letter describing how the qualifications are met; a resume including three professional references; and an additional document answering the following supplemental questions:

1) What does executive level support mean to you?
2) Provide two-three examples of work and/or projects that you have completed that demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this position.

Department Summary
The Lundquist College of Business' Portland Programs unit is currently comprised of two graduate-level degree programs: the Oregon Executive MBA Program (OEMBA) and the Sports Product Management Program (SPM) and a series of workshops. This position is based in Portland, Oregon. The slate of offerings is expected to grow in the coming years.

Position Summary
This position provides executive-level administrative support to the Executive Director of the Lundquist College of Business Portland Programs and coordinates various administrative and office functions. The position assists the Executive Director in the management, operations and administration of the Portland Programs office and its oversight of the OEMBA and SPM programs and their associated offerings.

The Executive Assistant is responsible for effectively managing and scheduling the Executive Director's time to ensure maintenance of an extensive meeting schedule.

This position facilitates the communication of information and directives both up and down the Lundquist and Portland Programs' chain of command. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary contact for all matters related to the Executive Director of Portland Programs' schedules and activities.

Minimum Requirements
  • Three years of clerical/secretarial experience which included:
    o one-year at full performance level performing typing, word processing, or other generating of documents; and
    o lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.

    Courses or training in Office Occupations or Office Technology may be substituted for up to one year of the clerical/secretarial experience.

    No substitution will be made for the one year at the full performance level.

    Professional Competencies
  • Outstanding attention to detail, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently complete assignments and perform functions in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Proficient in MS Office and associated software packages.
  • Must be able to anticipate the needs of the program and take initiative to act in response to those needs.
  • Proven ability to effectively, continuously and discretely work with confidential and potentially sensitive information.
  • Commitment to working effectively within an increasingly diverse work environment.
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of ethics, personal integrity, and emotional maturity.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Executive-level administrative support within a large, complex organization.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • At least three years of Administrative Assistant and/or Office Management experience in a professional setting.
  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in a college or university setting.
  • Experience working in a graduate-level academic setting.
  • Familiarity with commonly used campus systems such as Banner, Concur, etc.

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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