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Executive Assistant – Office of the President

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Executive, Other Executive
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Posted: September 19, 2021
Level: Management / Confidential (Professional 3)
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Job Posting #: CSCC 21-28
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, October 4, 2021


CT State Community College
New Britain, CT 06051

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

Anticipated Start Date:

November 2021

Position Summary:

The Executive Assistant provides managerial, administrative, professional, and confidential assistance as required to support the President of CT State and the CT State Cabinet. The position is required to have extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with staff, professionals, administrators, the public and with professionals in peer organizations and professional associations.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in administrative or executive secretarial fields.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Principles of secretarial practice with emphasis in quality production of correspondence and reports.
  • Office administration including materials and records organization, and scheduling meeting and events.
  • Experience interacting with the public in a professional manner.
  • Proven history of strict confidentiality.
  • Methods and techniques of operating in an office environment requiring organizational dignity.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Administrative Professional or other professional certification.
  • Three (3) or more years' experience serving as an administrative assistant or higher.
  • Experience providing administrative support to a director level or higher administrator.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Three (3) or more years' experience with preparing and managing budgets.
  • Professional work experience in higher education.
  • Professional work experience in customer service and/or community relations.
  • Bilingual or multilingual.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the President, the Executive Assistant is the CT State and intra-collegiate liaison and is accountable for coordination of schedules, meetings, and events, correspondence, budget, report tracking and preparation, office supply management, and special assignments and projects.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$62,003-$77,504 (midpoint) approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of Official College Transcripts.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion


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