Substantial related administrative and clerical experience, including knowledge of office procedures and standard office equipment.
Strong interpersonal skills to independently initiate and maintain good working relationships with other units and programs; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people, including faculty, staff, and students.
Demonstrated initiative to complete assigned tasks and to independently undertake projects and follow through to completion.
Organizational skills sufficient to prioritize work and function independently under pressure of competing deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Excellent problem-solving skills to effectively analyze and solve multi-faceted problems within an administrative context.
Math skills sufficient to calculate reimbursements and personnel funding.
Excellent administrative computer skills and command of word processing, calendaring, and email programs.
Close attention to detail with ability to proofread work carefully.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including pleasant telephone manner and ability to give and receive clear, concise information; strong writing skills, including correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Flexibility and willingness to undertake special projects or have work assignment priorities changed.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds, including faculty, staff, and students.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential matters.
Excellent keyboarding skills sufficient to create correspondence, memos, and forms with speed and accuracy; note-taking ability.
Demonstrated knowledge of human resources best practices.