Executive Assistant at The Ohio State University

Executive Assistant at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
March 12, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit https://hr.osu.edu/benefits/ for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

The Ohio State University, one of the nation's leading public universities, is seeking applications for the position of Executive Assistant in the Office of University Compliance and Integrity (OUCI).  With the vision of supporting a university philosophy that values compliance and integrity, the Executive Assistant will support a compliance function that seeks to be a leading model in higher education.  The position reports to the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer.

The Executive Assistant works with OUCI colleagues and partners across the university to empower stakeholders and reinforce a culture of integrity and accountability.  This position provides executive level support to the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, assists the Assistant Vice President for Compliance Operations and Investigations, and oversees administrative support for the OUCI team.

The Executive Assistant understands the requirements of the team in order to prioritize issues and allocate time for scheduled events, travel, and meetings; independently performs administrative work of a complex nature conveying highly sensitive information while maintaining confidentiality; and interacts with all levels of personnel at the university.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, compiling reports, creating or modifying presentations and spreadsheets, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and responding to correspondence.  The Executive Assistant makes significant decisions on a regular basis, manages information flow, serves as a liaison among the Office of Legal Affairs and other units on campus, and coordinates special projects and events as requested.

Position Requirements


Five years of administrative experience supporting senior executives.  Proven office administration and customer service skills.  Strong grasp of office protocols and professional practices.  Demonstrated ability to manage projects. Strong organizational skills.  Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines with minimal guidance.  Detail-oriented and able to analyze complex information. Extensive experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).  Ability to provide a high level of professional interaction with all levels of stakeholders throughout the university.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must use judgment, tact, and discretion when handling complex and confidential materials and situations.


Experience in a higher education setting.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.