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Our University Client in Boston is looking for a flexible, proactive, and personable Administrative Assistant with strong organizational and communication skills to support a busy academic office. This is a contract role. Must exhibit discretion and professionalism in handling confidential information.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provides assistance and information to guests, students, staff, external callers and general inquiries; includes greeting and providing office directions to guests.
  • Maintain organized calendar and schedule for office events, seminars, and meetings
  • Assist with organization of weekly seminars/meetings, to include catering requests.
  • Direct all administrative services for the department, and assist with project workflow for the faculty (including handling busy phones, filing, faxing, processing incoming/outgoing mail, and ordering/restocking supplies)
  • Assist as necessary in preparation of commencement events, seminars, lectures, awards, and functions
  • Additional administrative duties as needed


Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in particular)
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as work collaboratively with a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including proofreading)
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum Associate’s degree or equivalent with 2 years of related experience

 


 

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