Administrative Assistant III, Vice President for University Advancement
Cameron University - Lawton, OK

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RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the administrative aspects of an office (or department) by performing complex secretarial and administrative duties, responsible for relieving official of operational details and assuring efficient office operation. Manages the daily operations of the office which may include supervising support staff and students. May analyze operating procedures, cost reductions, operating practices, record keeping systems, forms control, office layout, personnel and budgetary requirements, and performance reports. Advises others on processes, procedures, and services. Provides travel forms for Vice President for Advancement signatures in a timely manner. Composes correspondence for signatures. Communicates and assists faculty and administrators on University policy matters. Gathers information and prepares various reports, correspondence, and memorandums; researches and resolves issues. Prepares special or confidiential reports and assists with special events, projects or surveys. Assumes responsibility for small projects and oversees such projects through to completion. Maintains files and appointment calendars. Monitors, reconciles and assists in the preparation and maintainence of the departmental budget. Responsible for departmental purchases and invoices. Must have knowledge of University requisiting and purchasing procedures. Provides administrative support for the Cameron University Foundation, which includes but is not limited to, scheduling meetings, records and transcribes minutes of meetings to be placed in agenda books, prepares and distributes agenda books for Foundation Members and Board of Directors Meetings, orders appreciation gifts as required, which includes layout of inscriptions on gifts. Facilitates special events as needed for the Cameron University Foundation. Order Cameron University plaques are needed. Manages operational budgets for the Cameron University Foundation Accounts. Prepares and submits for payment Requests for Payments on Foundation Accounts. Maintains reservation lists for events. The duties in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work in similar, related, or a local assignment to the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of a standard high school or equivalent. Have the ability to coordinate complex tasks. Have the ability to type fifty (50) word per minute. 5+ years of experience to administrative and/or project management and/or training programs. Proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Word and Outlook. Have thorough knowledge of spelling, punctuation and gammar. Demonstrated ability to work in web based computer programs creating processes/procedures and improve efficiencies with an office environment. Ability to hand multiple tasks in a variety of areas.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience or knowledge of related functions. Experience or knowledge of Cameron University procedures, including Banner. Teamwork and leadership experience. Demonstrate ability to work in web based computer programs, creating processes/procedures and improve efficiencies within an office environment.

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.

INSTITUTION: Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

APPLYING : Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by February 14, 2013 are assured of receiving full consideration.

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