Under limited supervision, performs a variety of complex, highly responsible secretarial duties for a high level administrator typically at the Dean or Assistant/Associate Vice President level. Operates in an autonomous manner to handle day-to-day operations. Uses discretion and independent judgment to assure assigned responsibilities and tasks are accomplished. May supervise office support staff.
Additional Department Summary
Works directly for the Dean of the Law School and Associate Dean. Handles sophisticated and confidential matters on a routine basis. Makes decisions and initiates actions consistent with University and Law School policies in the absence of the Dean or Associate Dean.
Required Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of highly responsible office or administrative support experience; Vocational/Technical/Trade School diploma and three (3) years of highly responsible office or administrative support experience; Associate's degree and two (2) years of highly responsible office or administrative support experience; Bachelor's degree.
Knowledge of personal computers and standard application software (word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database management programs). Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective time management and organizational skills. Strong public relation and interpersonal skills.
Background Investigation Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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Department Required Licenses
Department Required Background Checks
Standard plus Federal (convictions in federal court)
Up to 10 pounds
Normal Office Environment
Near-continuous use of Video Display Terminal
Additional Physical Demands or Work Conditions
The University of Alabama - 20 months ago
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