The primary role of this position is to assist the Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Education (DPAE) with matters pertinent to department operations, budget, and to carefully monitor information which can impact the strategic direction and vision of the department. In collaboration with the Department Chair and Faculty, assist in the strategic development, supervision, and human resources management of the administrative staff within the department of Physician Assistant Education. Assist with the development and creation of initial yearly budget request of Department Chair. Assist in preparation of weekly/monthly/ quarterly financial and academic reviews as needed by the Department Chair and Dean.
This position is directly responsible for facilitation of department operations, planning, and implementation of department goals and strategies. Additionally, supervision of department staff and student volunteers for proper completion of all department schedules, testing, grades, supervision of and communications with other campus offices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.1. Good computer skills necessary to set up document formats in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any other software programs required by the position.2. Ability to make decisions and handle detail-oriented assignments with accuracy, consistency, with minimal supervision.3. Experience with fax, copy machine, printer, and telephone operation.4. Good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff, and other contacts.5. Ability to communicate with others in person, via telephone, Internet/Intranet, and e-mail.6. Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.
1. Education: Any combination, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the essential job functions and/or equivalent experience. A minimum degree of a bachelor’s degree is required.
2. Experience: 5 years administrative/secretarial experience and experience in an office environment using word processing, electronic data input/collection software, databases. Experience in health care and/or education is preferred. Ability to interact with the public is essential.
List comments regarding work hours:
Mon -Fri 8am-5pm, occasional night and weekend duties.