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Administrative Assistant IV

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Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Administrative Assistant IV

Department this Position Reports to

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


Union Type

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Part Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



The position is 20 hours per week. The exact schedule will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Location of Position

Hanover, NH

Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

The administrative assistant will work concurrently in multiple areas of responsibility while assisting the associate dean of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging with identifying and meeting often unforeseen requests and deadlines. The office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement ( DICE ) is seeking applicants for this position, who exercises a high degree of initiative, confidentiality, judgment, and decision making while serving as a liaison to the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth Hitchcock medical communities. This position will work with a wide range of administrative, operational, and executive support activities, including coordination and oversight of co-curricular programs.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Associates plus 3+ years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• Detail-oriented in preparing documents
• In-depth knowledge of office procedures
• Strong writing skills
• Exceptional organizational and planning skills, and ability to set and reset priorities
• Proficient with computer applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with customer service focus
• Initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work independently
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to work well within a team structure
• Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.
• Participates as a development team member in bringing a sense of humor and joy to their work and workplace.

Preferred Qualifications

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Lisa McBride, Ph.D.

Department Contact Phone Number

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Lisa McBride, Ph.D.

Department Contact's Phone Number

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


General Office Support
· Sets up conference calls and webinars; registers office staff for webinars and seminars.
· Orients new staff and visitors to the office and the community.
· Supports the office’s mission to foster inclusiveness and diversity.

Percentage Of Time



Information Management
· Research files and databases for prospect information and prepares customized reports for Office of Health Care Philanthropy staff.
· Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive information and material.
· Processes donor visit contact reports to The Raiser’s Edge system, provides Advancement Services with biographical data updates and new gift details when appropriate.

Percentage Of Time



· Serves as primary point of contact for the Office of Health Care Philanthropy and as a liaison with donors and prospects, requiring knowledge of office policies as well as the ability to represent the office to the institution and community.
· Types correspondence, proposals, reports, and other materials for submission to prospective donors; proofreads for accuracy, suggesting editorial changes where appropriate; assists in the creation and presentation of materials.
· Coordinates production of marketing materials with Communications staff.
· Interacts regularly with a wide range of internal and external constituents and staff members and conveys information on behalf of the Associate Directors.
· Handles a variety of persons wishing to make appointments and effectively re-directs callers/visitors to the appropriate individual/office.
· Regularly handles confidential or sensitive information, exercises discretion concerning its disposition.

Percentage Of Time



Committee/Meeting Participation
· Gathers information for meetings, coordinates items for the agenda, and distributes material to participants prior to the meeting.
· Attends and participates in various meetings as requested by the Associate Directors.
· Takes meeting minutes, prepares and distributes reports, and follows up on details to ensure timely and accurate dissemination of information.

Percentage Of Time



Calendar Management
· Manages, plans, and coordinates the details of two Office of Health Care Philanthropy officers’ complex daily appointment calendars to ensure the most efficient use of their time; briefs members of the team on changes in schedules and on matters needing immediate attention.
· Coordinates and schedules a variety of activities to support office functions and meetings.

Percentage Of Time



Project Coordination
· Develops and implements project activities based on defined project scope and objectives.
· Sets and maintains project schedules and timelines; evaluates project effectiveness, then recommends and documents changes to policies and procedures.
· In conjunction with our internal Events Manager, coordinates and arranges special events (conferences, dinners, luncheons, retreats, etc.) including locating and reserving facility space, arranging necessary services, coordinating schedules and itineraries, and overseeing actual event; works as member of team for larger events (which may include occasional nights and weekends).
· Plans and implements logistical support for events and other engagement opportunities as needed.

Percentage Of Time



Program Management
· Interfaces with other departments on behalf of the Associate Directors to ensure the smooth, orderly, and efficient functioning of cross-departmental needs.
· Screens and processes mail, e-mail, and phone calls; ensures accurate, appropriate and timely follow-up.
· Plans and coordinates travel itineraries and makes travel arrangements for the Office of Health Care Philanthropy team; processes reimbursement requests (post-travel and otherwise).

Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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