Under general direction, provides advanced administrative/academic support for faculty. Performs advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices. Administers programs, projects and processes specific to the departments served. Requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills. Requires both inside and outside contacts of a non-routine nature, and may require a high degree of tact, diplomacy and judgment.
Requires three years of experience in a service-oriented, confidential, computerized, scientific environment or an equivalent combination of higher education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. • Accurate composition, editing, and proofreading skills with an emphasis on grammar and punctuation. • Familiarity with industry-standard web technologies such as HTML and working knowledge of basic composition, page layout, art and presentation packages such as Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite is highly desirable. • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks is essential, as are excellent oral and written communication, and time-management skills. • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, minimal supervision, and frequent interruptions. • Familiarity with electronic mail systems and the World Wide Web. • Willingness to learn new proficiencies to accommodate evolving technologies. • Must have strong customer service skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. • Solid problem-solving skills.
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Since its founding in 1846, Grinnell has become one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges, enrolling 1,700 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries. Grinnell's rigorous academic program emphasizes excellence in education for students in the liberal arts; the college offers the B.A. degree in a range of departments across the humanities, arts, sciences, and social studies. Grinnell has a strong tradition of social responsibility and action, and self-governance and personal responsibility are key components of campus life. More information about Grinnell College is available at www.grinnell.edu.