Executive Assistant

The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

ID: 7069961
Posted: September 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The primary purpose of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning is to collect, maintain and provide official information about the university to meet both internal and external demands for mandated and ad hoc requests while also monitoring policies and processes related to space utilization, assessment and accreditation compliance. Both mandated and ad hoc requests can be internal (i.e. an Academic Department or Faculty Senate) or external (i.e. UNC System Office, US News and World Report or Delaware Study) The office is considered a university-wide resource as it provides information about and to all departments within the organization in some form or another. Strategically, the office is charged with providing research expertise and strategies to study and measure issues within numerous areas on campus including but not limited to enrollment management; enrollment budget planning; student success; space planning and management, and student, faculty and staff satisfaction and perceptions. The office is purposed to ultimately provide the Chief Executive, the Chief Academic Officer, and other institutional senior leaders with timely, accurate and relevant research to positively impact policy decision making across the university.

College Academic Affairs - 30000 College
College/School Information
University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position
The primary purpose of the Executive Assistant position is to provide administrative support services to the Associate Provost and the staff of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency and three years of progressively responsible administrative/office management experience;
or Associate’s degree in secretarial science, business administration, or a related discipline and one year of progressively responsible administrative/office management experience ; or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience
The position preferences are flexibility, a self starter, able to adapt to a wide range of project parameters and able to handle multiple deadlines, courteousness and customer service driven. The successful candidate will be able to anticipate the needs of others and work independently.


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