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Assistant to the Senior Vice President

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Vacancy Number 300385

Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 12/12/13     Closes: 01/06/14

Salary: $48,000 - $53,000

The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs is responsible for the offices at the University that manage and support  enrollment including: admission, housing, financial aid, records and registration, and enrollment research as well as for providing students’ programming and services including: student recreation and wellness, educational access, achievement and learning, community life, counseling, military and veterans’ services, student involvement, career and professional development, cross-cultural and international services and for managing the technological support for the Division.

Working closely with the Senior Vice President, the Assistant provides professional, executive level assistance to the Senior Vice President and the Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Division. Incumbent regularly handles matters of a highly confidential or sensitive nature.  Primary responsibility is to support and facilitate the success of the Senior Vice President as the executive and leader of the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.  The successful candidate will apply critical thinking skills and creativity to solve complex problems, while making strategically sound decisions that result in successful outcomes within the Sr. VP’s office.  This is a career opportunity for the person that wants challenge and the opportunity to gain comprehensive experience for a long term career in higher education.

Job Duties/Responsibilities
Supports Sr. VP in the duties, projects and assignments required to achieve goals for enrollment and the objectives that support students’ enrollment, retention and success at the University of Baltimore.

Ensures the smooth and professional operation of the Sr. VP’s office; making decisions of an administrative nature and executing those decisions and functions to completion, informing the Sr. VP of potential problems within the EMSA Division and/or concerning faculty, staff, and students.

Anticipates the Senior Vice President’s course of action when absent and facilitates problem resolution.

Interprets administrative decisions and policies while communicating directions and instructions based on authority delegated by the Sr. VP.

Assists with resolving problems, issues, or complaints brought to the attention of the Sr. VP by serving as the first point of contact, gathering appropriate information and assisting with appropriate resolution.

Ensures the Sr. VP is fully briefed before meetings; supports the Sr. VP to meet deadlines. Coordinates her schedule and provides necessary preparation, reports, appropriate materials and documents.

Reviews, edits outgoing correspondence for procedural, typographical, and grammatical accuracy with general policy and factual correctness.

Triages incoming correspondence and information, summarizing, prioritizing, and screening items to be handled personally and forwarding remainder with necessary background materials.

Creates and maintains an administrative calendar listing of deadlines for administrative responsibilities in the Sr. VP’s office; distributing assignments to AVPs and directors in the EMSA Division and ensuring notification to staff, students, and faculty.

Assists the Senior Vice President in fostering and encouraging cooperation between and among staff, faculty, and other units to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the EMSA Division and the University as a whole.

We are looking for the quintessential professional whose inventive nature and interpersonal style are more proactive than reactive.  Abundant opportunities exist where the successful candidate’s perceptive organizational understanding and ‘read’ will result in inspired approaches to meeting the needs of a dynamic, energetic SR. VP.

Working effectively with members of the EMSA Division, academic leadership and administrative colleagues provides the successful candidate an appreciation of the challenges and rewards of working in a higher education culture.  Your demonstrated ability to interact, support, and collaborate with diverse individuals and groups will test the excellence of your collaborative diplomacy and communication skills.

If you are in the market for that next great career opportunity, and are committed to challenging the status quo and creating innovative processes, cost-savings and increased efficiency and effectiveness, this is your opportunity.  WE have dreams and a future of exciting possibilities.  Join us in the journey.

Interested professionals will provide a cover letter and resume showing a successful background in providing administrative support and the potential to succeed as the Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.

A bachelor’s degree is required in addition to at least 6 years of related and progressively challenging administrative experience with demonstrated skills in maintaining the highest level of diplomacy, confidentiality and trust. Developed strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions is essential in proactively planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing complicated and continuing assignments without instruction. Knowledge of and skill in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Access to produce documents and maintain information is also required. Success working in higher education is preferred.

We appreciate your interest in the Assistant to the Senior Vice President vacancy. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

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NAVIGATION

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