About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:
At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's
largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and
aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott,
Arizona, our residential campuses offer a prestigious educational
experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders
as our Worldwide Campus expands our reach globally, providing a
world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations
across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South
America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our
exceptional programs without geographical limitations.
With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually
adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the
Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our
residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide
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Embry-Riddle is now hiring a Senior Administrative Assistant to the
College of Engineering (COE) at the Daytona Beach Campus. Reporting
to the Senior Associate Dean, the Senior Administrative Assistant
is responsible for the following:
- Serve in a leadership role for all COE department staff, with a
focus on staff development for administrative staff. Provide
servant leadership (including those without reporting lines to the
College level) through collaborative consensus building,
cooperation, and collaboration towards shared goals. Coordinate
resources and training in a supportive role for all staff in the
- Provide administrative support for the Senior Associate Dean
and other Associate Deans, including but not limited to: schedule
and coordinate appointments and travel arrangements, maintain files
and records, provide technical support for meetings, make meal
arrangements if needed, make purchases, schedule/coordinate visitor
activities, process purchase orders, budget transfers, expense
reports, and track operating expenses.
- Support budget transfers, journal entries and other routine
fiscal transactions, interfaces with the university budget office.
Prepare and submit purchasing requests for the Dean’s office,
MicaPlex Projects, and COE purchases. Process transactions on new
faculty Startup accounts including equipment, stipends, and student
assistant contracts. Meet with faculty to explain Startup
- Coordinate and process capital equipment purchases for the
college (academic and research based), including: interfacing with
faculty to obtain required equipment information; interfacing with
relevant university offices as needed, prepare required paperwork
following university procedure.
- Coordinate COE events such as Orientation, Preview Day, Faculty
Retreats, Academic Awards, Open House, Family Weekend, E-week,
Commencement, and secondary support for Industry Advisory Board
Meetings. Schedule tours for Lehman Building, Wind Tunnel, EFRC and
MicaPlex. Serve as liaison with upper administrative offices and
coordinating department activities for the events; communicate
event activity plan to Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs and
Department Administrators; coordinating displays; lab and classroom
visits; signage, etc.
- Associate's degree or completion of program of 18+ months after
- 10+ years of related administrative work experience.
- Acts with wisdom and discretion, observing confidentiality and
- Works independently and with maturity, making good executive
decisions and recognizing when external input is needed.
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to handle complex
interpersonal interactions with maturity and grace.
- Mastery of technology tools such as Office 365, Teams,
SharePoint, Scheduler, etc.
Embry-Riddle values diversity: we respect the rights and property
of all individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national
origin, age, physical disability, economic background, sexual
orientation, or religious belief. We believe in a community where
all members are welcome, and individuals or groups are free from
harassment. We strongly encourage individuals from populations
traditionally underrepresented and underserved in STEM – women,
Black, Latinx, Native Americans, persons of all gender identities
and/or sexual orientation – to apply.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis on
race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, handicap,
veteran status, or sexual orientation.