Department Administrative Assistant
Works under the supervision of the Department Chair. Exercises independent judgment and applies exceptional managerial skills. These skills require a broad background of knowledge in project management and acquisition life cycle management. Coordinates, integrates, leads and directly controls the efforts associated with assigned projects. The work requires analytical ability, judgment, discretion and knowledge of a substantial body of administrative and program principles, concepts, policies and objectives. Expert knowledge of assigned system is required to develop, prepare, and present detailed program briefs, outlining master plans and program objectives.
Manages daily and ongoing office administrative activities. Utilizes computer software programs including complex word processing, graphics, database, spread sheet programs, electronic mail, and PeopleSoft panels. Manages/coordinates all aspects of the department operations and budgets. Prepares and keeps track of requisition requests, monitors accounts and reimbursements. Provides at least monthly summaries of budgetary activities and prepares financial forecast projections.