Global Learning Initiatives
Reporting to the Associate Vice President, the Administrative Coordinator provides a wide variety of critical and professional support to the University’s developing Global Learning Initiatives department. The Administrative Coordinator will to plan, organize and coordinate the day-to-day operations
Job functions will include, and are not limited to:
- Assist in performing administrative functions necessary for the daily operation of the Division.
- Draft or edit presentations, reports, and web pages.
- Assist the Vice President in preparing Division meetings, maintaining the budget, schedule and calendar, including all appointments, speaking engagements, and travel needs.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, faculty, administrators, Board of Trustees, public officials, auditors, agency representatives and the general public.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills (assignments will include writing/editing memos, development of feature stories or news items to be featured in print or on the Web.)
- Basic knowledge of budget preparation
- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
- Interest in learning new technologies such as developing presentations or setting up reports based on information gleaned from Datatel Colleague’s database.
- Excellent organization and analytical skills and attention to detail in a multitasking environment
- Goal oriented and a proponent of teamwork
- Ability to work under pressure and maintain a pleasant and professional attitude
- Ability to solicit cooperation from persons and departments throughout the University
Minimal Requirements: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university supplemented by three years of progressively responsible experience in a related field that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties as described above. A combination of education and directly related experience and training may be considered in substitution for a bachelor’s degree. Previous work experience in a college or other academic environment is desirable.
Required Skills: The selected candidate will possess strong organizational and communications skills, program development, creative thinking and reasoning abilities with the demonstrated competency to oversee multiple tasks with keen attention to detail. This position requires a “team-player” orientation to work with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, faculty and staff. Qualified candidates will possess an effective use of technology including previous experience using word processing, database management and spreadsheet software (MS Office Suite); knowledge of electronic desk top publishing and image creating software is a plus.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Bridgeport offers competitive salaries and benefits package. The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of application and resume to:
University of Bridgeport
Department of Human Resources
Administrative Coordinator-Global Learning Initiatives
Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fax: (203) 576-4601
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