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Senior Administrative Coordinator

Skidmore College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2023

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs invites applications for the position of Senior Administrative Coordinator. The Senior Administrative Coordinator provides both managerial and administrative support to the daily operations of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

  • The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and professional communication skills;
  • be able to work independently;
  • identify and coordinate with key constituents both on and off campus;
  • possess excellent judgment and be able to discern competing priorities; and
  • maintain confidentiality in a highly visible and fast-paced environment.
This position has a high level of responsibility for independent tasks requiring accuracy and accountability and requires advanced multi-tasking skills and the ability to be flexible with constantly changing priorities. Troubleshooting and problem-solving effectively, oftentimes at the spur of the moment, is essential. The holder of this position must maintain an excellent working relationship with other members of the staff and being a team player is essential.


The Senior Administrative Coordinator is primarily responsible for the management and maintenance of the daily calendars for the Vice President for Academic Affairs and two Associate Deans of the Faculty;
  • serves as liaison between the DOF/VPAA and the Office of the President and President’s Cabinet;
  • provides receptionist duties for the office; and coordinates travel logistics for the office.
  • coordinating academic department reviews;
  • collaborating with academic departments on faculty searches;
  • planning and coordinating logistics for meetings, workshops, celebrations, and retreats;
  • supporting the Director of the Center for Leadership, Teaching and Learning;
  • overseeing the Academic Assistant Group;
  • collecting and tracking departmental triennial reports and faculty annual summaries of activities;
  • maintaining numerous email distribution lists; and
  • general correspondence.
Pay Range: $23.30 - $25.00 per hour commensurate with experience for this Staff.130 band position. Internal candidates may fall outside of this range and should contact Nancy Bruno with any individual pay rate questions.

Required documents needed to apply:
  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Three References
Review of applications will begin on June 15th and will continue until the position is filled.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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