Administrative Associate - 13404BR

Administrative Associate

Department: 
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) seeks a full-time Administrative Associate. CPPR specializes in research and evaluation, data science projects, and social innovation work that supports our mission to optimize the well-being of children, youth, and families. CPPR primarily pursues its mission by assisting partners, including state-level and community based organizations, in their work to secure funding, bring key stakeholders to the table, orchestrate large-scale data efforts, and conduct research, cost analysis, and evaluation. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about impacting social change for good. The incumbent will provide support to the center director. This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

80% - Center Support
  • Provide support to the center leadership
  • Coordinate and manage virtual meetings.
  • Manage calendars by negotiating appointments and meetings and organizing associated and supporting documentation and technology needs.
  • Manage travel arrangements, reporting, and reimbursement documentation
  • Coordinate effective meetings by organizing and collating meeting agendas, providing minute taking and distribution and coordinating follow-up actions.
  • Order supplies and manage team resource needs.
  • Anticipate needs with regard to meeting papers and preparation of agendas and event management.
20% - Other duties
  • Documentation of awards and bios for leadership
  • ​Special projects and other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

1. High School diploma or GED equivalency and two years of office experience or two years of post-secondary education.
​2. Excellent writing skills as demonstrated in cover letter and application materials.
​3. Excellent communication skills and English proficiency as evidenced by prior experience working with the public or by application materials and interview.
4. Excellent organizational skills and experience working independently as demonstrated in application materials and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Previous experience working in an office setting or in an administrative role as demonstrated by work experience.
​2. Knowledge of technologies applications such as Go-to-Meeting and Go-to-Webinar.
​3. Working knowledge of the University of Kansas
4. Familiarity with using a variety of technologies (e.g., iPads, cell phones, transcription devices, online applications)

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

​Application review will begin on 12/31/2018. To ensure first consideration, please apply by 12/31/18.

Contact Information to Applicants

Virginia Musser
vamusser@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $31,905

Application Review Begins

31-Dec-2018

Anticipated Start Date

27-Jan-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
13404BR
Department:
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
31-Dec-2018