Are you an experienced relational administrative professional
seeking an opportunity to advance your career and work within a
diverse and dynamic work environment? Then consider our Executive
Assistant role who supports UD's Provost, one of our senior leaders
at the University! We are actively seeking a candidate who is
comfortable working with c-suite level executives and developing
relationships with a diverse community of constituents, has strong
organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and has the
ability to work independently.
This is a full time benefit eligible position that offers health,
dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition
assistance for you and your dependents, vacation/sick accrual and
The Executive Assistant is part of a collaborative, inclusive
office that interacts with the leadership of the university across
academic and business units. The Executive Assistant reports
directly to the Provost and with very general guidance acts on
behalf of the Provost using Independent judgment to make decisions.
The position manages the day to day operations of the Provost's
Office, serving as the primary point of contact between the office
and the University community and external public, facilitates the
work of select committees on which the Provost serves or which
report to the Provost, and collaborates with the offices of the
President, other Vice Presidents, Associate Provosts, Deans and
others in support of various Provost and University
The Executive Assistant is also responsible for the appropriate
delegation to and oversight of work for the office staff.
- Bachelor's degree or five years executive level office experience
could stand in lieu of a degree.
- Three years of executive level office experience.
- Successful experience in:
--- supervising and directing the work of others;
--- developing positive working relationships with a diverse
community of constituents; and
--- building and leading teams.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
- Proven organizational skills.
- Familiarity with the University's Catholic and Marianist
While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications,
the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
- Five or more years executive level office experience preferably
at a college/university.
- Successful experience using independent, ethical judgment and
problem solving skills in one or more of the following:
--- decision making;
--- selecting appropriate procedures;
--- recommending and implementing change;
--- resolving obstacles and setbacks;
--- adapting to change
- Successful experience effectively multi tasking in demanding
- Successful experience working with socially and culturally
- Effective interpersonal communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum
qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you
A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends
the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal
contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will
pause any enforcement action against employees who have not
complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8,
2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment
The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic
on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal
and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult
with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the
case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are
subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our
community, and government requirements.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is
committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve
equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus
community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer,
we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected
veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender