Executive Assistant to the President of the College

Location
Saint Marys City, Maryland
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jul 25, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting résumés for the position of Executive Assistant to the PresidentThis position is responsible for supporting the President with administrative and complex secretarial support in a highly confidential office.  Duties include organizing, administering, and coordinating the office workload to meet the president’s schedules and objectives, maintaining office records and confidential files, arranging and coordinating travel plans, and monitoring the office budget.  This position requires a high level of professionalism. 

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree; bachelor’s degree preferred.  At least six years' office administration experience in a fast paced, multi-faceted office, preferably in a higher education environment.  Expertise with various software applications preferred.  Exceptional organizational abilities, attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills essential.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. 

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1700, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address) and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/42699.  Questions may be directed to Cynthia Gross at cagross@smcm.edu.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

For additional information visit our website: www.smcm.edu/hr