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Temporary - Executive Assistant

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Northwestern University
This is a full-time position ( 37.5 hours per week/ 8:30am-5pm / M-F).
Paying approximately $20.00 per hour.
Campus: Evanston
This position has an approximate start date of ASAP.
This position has an end date of approximately TBD.
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. Northwestern University is currently seeking a Temporary Executive Assistant in Evanston.
_Temporary Job Description:_
The Executive Assistant to the Dean analyses and manages the internal and external documents, correspondence, relations, protocol and administrative functions of the Dean's Office.
Overseeing all administrative functions for the Dean's Office;
Ensuring adherence to University and School policies, processes and meeting ongoing deadlines; Initiating, reviewing and modifying processes for the functions of the Dean's office;
Developing, planning and coordinating special events;
Acting as liaison for many university offices and external arts organizations;
Collecting and analyzing multiple data to create and prepare reports for the Dean;
Providing assistance with communication of information and problem solving on behalf of the Dean;
Serving as office liaison with Director of Development;
Scheduling meetings, preparing meeting agendas and providing assistance with necessary follow-up;
Preparing minutes from meetings;
Composing and editing correspondence, reports and memoranda on behalf of the Dean;
Performs other related duties as assigned.
_Skills Required:_
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired;
Must have a minimum of three years of Executive Administrative experience, preferably supporting CEO level executives
Must have strong writing skills;
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail;
Diligent and can work independently;
Experience working with confidential information;
Professionalism;
Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment.
_Software Required:_
MS Office suite 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Date Posted: 12/23/2014
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Job Title: Temporary - Executive Assistant
Department: Temp Center
Job ID: 24726
Location: Evanston Campus
Grade: TMP 01
Minimum to Midpoint Salary: TBD

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