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Executive Assistant to the Provost

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022

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Executive, Other Executive
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Monmouth University

Executive Assistant to the Provost

Department: Provost

Position Summary:
The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs at Monmouth University, a top-tier private independent university in one of the most desirable locations in the Northeast, is seeking an individual to serve as the executive assistant to the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs (Provost/SVPAA). The candidate will provide executive-level organizational and administrative support in a one-on-one working relationship and for the Office of Provost and Academic Affairs, which is the hub of the University and serves as the focal point for all activities related to strategic, academic activities and initiatives. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs.

We are looking for a reliable, experienced, and task-oriented Executive Assistant with a proven track record. The candidate must possess a “make it happen” attitude and enjoy working within a higher educational, academic environment that is mission-focus, results-oriented and extremely fast-paced. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills; to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities; and be highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks.

Application Instructions

As part of the online application, candidates are asked to submit on-line via the site: (1) cover letter, (2) a resume, and (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses as well as the professional relationship with each reference listed of three individuals. References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.

Review of candidates will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2022.

Candidates who apply by April 8, 2022, will be given fullest consideration. This position is open until filled.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Monmouth UniversityOffice of Human Resources400 Cedar AvenueWest Long Branch, NJ 07764732-571-3470

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment

Required Years of Experience: 5

Other Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, higher education administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of office administration, communication, and current practices in higher education.

Five years of relevant professional experience working and providing administrative support to a busy executive in a fast-paced environment while remaining friendly, calm, composed, collegial, and flexible.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Zoom meetings.

Absolute respect for the confidentiality of sensitive materials; excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills. Ability to establish priorities, work under pressure, build effective working relationships. Independent judgment and discretion.

Preferred Qualifications:
Background in working with legal documents and contracts.

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Posting Date: 03/30/2022
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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