Administrative Assistant at University of Houston

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Provides administrative staff support to a university executive. Organizes and coordinates activities of the unit.

  • Drafts correspondence, memoranda, speeches, position papers, program/grant proposals and other written documentation.
  • Assists in organizing activities of the unit, such as retreats, staff development, committee appointments, internship programs, awards ceremonies, etc.
  • Serves on committees and task forces as a representative of the unit.
  • Responds to information requests from internal and external agencies and offices and conducts research to assist in policy and program development.
  • May collect information, and write and edit newsletter or news bulletins for the unit.
  • Participates in special projects and prepares a variety of statistical reports as needed.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • EEO/AA
    Bachelors and 3 years experience

    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

    The ideal candidate should possess the following:

    - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    - Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

    - Excellent professional business communication skills, both as to email & interactive communications.

    - Proficiency in enterprise software systems such as Concur for travel.

    - Experience w/PeopleSoft

    - Excellent verbal & written communication skills. Required documents:

    - Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting.

    - Resume

    - Salary History

    - Transcript

    - Three work references.

    • Department is willing to do experience in lieu of education.

    The hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors. NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality & notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been completed. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Required Attachments by Candidate Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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