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Senior Administrative Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

The Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Administrative Assistant to join our team! Our employees and applicants come from diverse backgrounds. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes VCU stronger.

Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center Mission:

“To improve the lives of all Virginians by delivering cutting-edge cancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment; high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement; and education and training of the next generation of researchers and healthcare professionals.”

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center is a nationally ranked cancer center located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. All full-time staff is eligible for our generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity, and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off,12 paid holidays, and more. This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements.

Veterans : VCU faculty and University and Academic Professionals are now eligible for enhanced leave accrual rates based on verified military service. The calculation of these leave accrual rates will include a veteran's verified service in the military, National Guard, Reserves (active or inactive duty) and full-time state or Federal National Guard duty. Eligible employees must supply DD-214 documentation for each period of military service to receive this benefit.

Explore our benefits further here:

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

This position supports executive leadership and general Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center (MCCC) operations and reports to the Assistant Director of Administrative Services.

The general responsibilities of this position are as follows:
  • Manages calendars, prioritizes multiple issues, and holds responsibility for successful follow-through.

  • Resolves issues by using administrative guidelines and established University and VCUHS policies and procedures.

  • Plans and coordinates special events.

  • Handles telephone calls and requests, mail services, office supplies and other duties.

  • Provides fiscal administrative support through preparing/processing travel and other expense authorizations and reimbursements, registrations and accommodations.

  • Provides additional administrative support for other areas within MCCC.

  • Minimum Hiring Standards

  • Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills with attention to detail in all written correspondence.

  • Excellent customer service skills with a diverse customer base.

  • Demonstrated experience and excellence coordinating/managing division activities/tasks and projects and synchronizing input from multiple stakeholders.

  • Excellent customer service skills with

  • Excellent ability to multitask (e.g. working with faculty, administrative teams and programs).

  • Excellent organizational understanding and effective time management skills.

  • Excellent computer (Microsoft Office Suite), clerical, and organizational skills.

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

  • Must be willing to learn new skills and have strong customer service orientation.

Preferred Hiring Standards
  • Prior experience supporting a physician with administrative tasks.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Salary Range: starting at $48,000,commensurate with experience
Position Details:
Department: Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
University Family: Administrative, Sr Administrative Coordinator GA 1
Contact Information: Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center
Contact Name: Massey Cancer Center Massey Human Resources
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