Office of External Relations and Constituent Engagement
UMKC External Relations and Constituent Engagement is seeking an
outstanding candidate for an Senior Office Support Assistant to
primarily provide staff support to the Associate Vice Chancellor of
External Relations. This position will also provide day-to-day
staff support to various constituent groups, including the UMKC
Trustees, Trustee Scholars program, and local legislators. The
division is a fast-paced, fun, team-oriented work environment that
values customer service and flexibility.
Job Duties include, but not limited to:
- Provide day-to-day staff support to the Associate Vice
Chancellor External Relations and various constituent groups,
including the UMKC Trustees, Trustees’ Scholars, and local
- Prepare draft correspondence for Associate Vice Chancellor;
maintain Trustee records, distribution lists, rosters.
- Organize and assist with planning board meetings (handle
reservations, create board packets, planning and coordination of
- Attend, set-up, and type up minutes for Trustee Board and
Executive Committee meetings.
- Maintain the Associate Vice Chancellor’s day-to-day
- Schedule Trustee meetings as needed.
- Prepare and organize mailings.
- Work with managers and staff in unit for assistance as
- Assisting with biweekly and monthly timekeeping requests.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable
knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Successful candidates will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills,
punctuality, grammar and proofreading skills and the ability to
take initiative and work with minimal supervision to complete
projects and tasks.
Must be Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
Experience with various constituent groups and organizing events is
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full time, benefit eligible position. Hours M-F
8:00AM-5:00PM, occasional evening and/or weekends.
$15.29-$20.70/hr, commensurate with education and experience.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter,
resume, and list of three references with contact information) into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB.
Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855)
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Action at (816) 235-1323.
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