New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Chancellor and the Chief of Staff, the Senior Executive Associate provides strategic and organizational support to the Chancellor, Rutgers University-Camden. The position requires a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality and critical thinking ability, with exceptional planning, coordination, and communication (both written and verbal) skills. The incumbent will manage the day-to-day operation of the support activities, special events, and scheduling of the Office of the Chancellor and they will provide executive level administrative support to the Chancellor. They will also be the liaison between the Chancellor and members of the Chancellor's cabinet, key university leaders, development contacts and donors, and business leaders in the community. The Senior Executive Associate will be expected to develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and university partners that support the success of the Chancellor and the Chancellor's Office. The Senior Executive Associate is also responsible for the direct supervision of the administrative staff that provide support to the Provost, Senior Vice Chancellors, and Vice Chancellors. They will manage the day-to-day operations of the Chancellor's Office and those support staff, ensuring that priorities are understood, tasks are completed as required and coverage needs are met. This position will be expected to maintain high levels of professionalism and discretion at all times. The incumbent will need to confidently and consistently exercise independent judgement and decision-making to adjust to frequently changing priorities, manage multiple projects and deadlines, and prioritize the needs of the Chancellor and Rutgers University–Camden. Minimum Education and Experience: Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus an additional five years of relevant experience. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: This position must have excellent management and leadership skills. Must be professional and have excellent technical skills, fluency in Microsoft office able to learn other software programs as required. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree is preferred. A minimum of five years experience providing executive level administrative support, dealing with complex and time sensitive issues. Experience providing executive level support to academic/higher education administration is desired. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The incumbent will maintain regular weekday, daytime hours but can expect to periodically work outside of normal business hours to immediately address time sensitive challenges in support of the Chancellor and the Chancellor's Office. While the incumbent may work some of their schedule remotely during the transitional period of returning to work in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it is expected that this position will physically return to the office/campus to perform all functions of their position. Salary: Starting salary will be determined commesurate with candidate experience and departmental budgets. Posting Number: 21ST1453 Location: Rutgers University-Camden

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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