Executive Assistant - Vice Provost of Health Sciences/Doctor of Pharmacy Program - Phoenix Campus

210268 Requisition #

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, is seeking a dynamic executive assistant for our new Phoenix Health Sciences Campus located in mid-town Phoenix. The person in this position will provide administrative support to the Office of the Vice Provost for Health Sciences and the developing Doctor of Pharmacy program. The ideal candidate will have impeccable communication skills and a commitment to integrity and confidentiality. Candidates must be able to perform complex, advanced and diversified administrative duties, including fluency with the Microsoft Office Suite. The ability to manage, summarize and analyze data, with subsequent report generation, is essential.  Other responsibilities include communicating and coordinating with various individuals and/or departments; scheduling appointments, meetings, conferences and travel; handling confidential information and files for the program; preparing special reports and correspondence; and coordinating program budgets. Work assignments may be broad in nature and require critical thinking, originality, and ingenuity.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree or higher preferred.

5+ years' administrative and/or office management experience. Organizational, time management, and project management skills and experience.

Ability to function independently with appropriate guidance.

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

Possession of a high-level of detail orientation.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize projects.

Ability to think independently, analyze problems and reach solutions.

Competence with Microsoft Office suite products.

Adherence to and valuing of confidentiality.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge and experience in higher education required.
Demonstrated verbal and written skills required.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: 0-24%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 

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