Executive Assistant at The Ohio State University

Executive Assistant at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
July 29, 2016
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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides executive level support to the Vice President/Chief Investment Officer and the Investment team consisting of six investment professionals, with minimal daily supervision. Understands the requirements of the Investment team in order to prioritize issues and to allocate time for scheduled events, travel, and meetings. Independently performs administrative work of a complex nature conveying highly sensitive information while maintaining confidentiality. Interacts with all levels of personnel at the university. Makes significant decisions on a regular basis. Manages information flow and serves as liaison among the Office of Investments, Business and Finance Administration and other Business and Finance units. Coordinates the quarterly Investment Committee meetings and other special projects.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ten years related administrative experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably in a higher education setting. Detail oriented. Strong communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Computer efficiency required with extensive experience using Microsoft Office software applications. Knowledge of university policies and procedures. Strong grasp of office protocols and professional practices.

Required Experience

Application deadline August 21, 2016.

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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 or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.