Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are
passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the
transformative power of learning.
The Administrative Assistant in the Office
of the President supports learning by providing quality
administrative and clerical support to the President while
reporting to the Senior Executive Assistant and Board
Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with
prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and
the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group
of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service,
learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora
Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University is an
inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of
learning. As a teaching-centered institution, we encourage
undergraduate and graduate students to discover what it takes to
build meaningful and examined lives. We empower our students to
achieve lasting personal and professional success.
Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes
the confidential nature of university business.
Supports learning through performance of essential job
functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or
Essential Job Functions:
Greets guests and screens incoming phone calls.
Provides administrative support for the Office of the
Manages calendar and daily appointments for the President.
Provides President with background information and/or supporting
documents in preparation for scheduled appointments, interviews,
Proofreads and edits documents, newsletters, and correspondence
on behalf of the President. Handles appropriate distribution of all
Purchases office supplies and ensures supplies are organized
Distributes campus mail and prepares all outgoing mail.
Maintains President’s Conference Room.
Arranges for all Presidential travel including transportation,
accommodations, and setting of appointments.
Coordinates gifts sent on behalf of the President including
birthday gifts/cards, holiday gifts, sympathy floral arrangements,
retirement gifts, etc.
Maintains all files related to the President’s office.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Excellent computer skills including word processing,
spreadsheet, and database capabilities. MS Office skills
- Excellent communication skills; listening, writing, and
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work under limited supervision.
- Ability to multi-task while being detail-oriented.
- Ability to move about campus in clement/inclement weather,
spend long periods of time at a computer station, and interact
verbally via electronic mail and telephone.
Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including
health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b)
retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send
resume with cover letter and contact information for three
references including name, telephone and email address.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.