Assistant to the Director - Ctr for Technology in Government
University at Albany - Albany, NY

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The Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany is engaged in research and development to improve information policy, management, and technology performance in the public sector. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting a Center Director and an office of diverse people and programs. A demonstrated interest and experience in how policies, management practices, and information and communication technologies interact with and influence the performance of government and government's relationships with citizens and other non-government actors is crucial to this role. Expert level written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability, and attention to detail are equally important. The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Communicate requests for information and action on behalf of the Center Director to appropriate internal staff and external persons
  • Organize and prioritize Director related emails and other correspondence and set up effective tracking and follow-up systems
  • Develop presentations and other communication materials such as fact sheets and project overviews
  • Review and edit research related articles, papers, and other publications

Requirements:
Required Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a US DOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • One year of work experience within a not for profit, public, or private sector organization that works with public sector clients
  • Experience composing routine correspondence and reports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Master's degree, preferably in a social science discipline related to organizational studies, information science, management, public administration or similar area
  • Experience scheduling travel arrangements for management and managing executive schedules
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in how policies, management practices, and information and communication technologies interact with and influence the performance of government and government's relationships with citizens and other non-government actors
  • Experience working as a congressional staffer or other similar role supporting elected officials or government executives

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Staff Assistant, SL-2

Start Date: As soon as possible

The closing date for receipt of applications is Ju

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