Executive Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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 Duties:

-Provide timely, courteous, and efficient administrative support primarily for the VP for Student Affairs and
additional AVPs and professional staff in the Central Administrative Office for Student Affairs.
-Provide supervision and training for the Administrative Assistant and student worker front office team
that is trained and supported to provide timely, courteous, and efficient support to all students, faculty,
staff, and visitors in the Dean of Students’ Office and Office of the VP for Student Affairs.
-Contribute to assigned research and organization projects related to the work of the Vice President’s

Minimum Hiring Standards:

-Knowledge of University policies and procedures and ability to provide accurate information in response to
questions and inquiries is an important aspect of this position
-The ability to apply knowledge of the Division and University policies, procedures, office locations and contact
persons, committees and their functions and future plans in order to respond to inquiries and to support
administrative functions of the office
-Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient editing skills. Competent in the art of
public relations
-Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel, Gmail, Google Drive,
Google Calendar.
-Excellent computer skills.
-Ability to use other office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, scanners, and digital cameras
-Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
-Ability to multitask, be resourceful and creative, and have the ability to show individual initiative.
-High school diploma or equivalent
-Have a good record of attendance and be willing to pitch-in and provide assistance as needed within the
building and within other departments in the Division
-Demonstrated experience working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to provide service to
diverse constituent groups.
-Demonstrated experience working with confidential information.

Preferred Hiring Standards:

-Bachelor’s degree
-Knowledge of the organizational structure of the Division of Student Affairs, especially those offices and
departments that provide support services to students
-Knowledge of student records on-line systems a plus (eg-Banner)
-Qualified to become notary

Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000

Position Details:

Department: Office of the Senior Vice Provost
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Joslyn Bedell

Contact Email: jdbedell@vcu.edu

Contact Phone: 804-827-0950

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