OSU-Cascades is seeking a Finance/Operations Executive Assistant. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President, Finance & Strategic Planning.
The Finance and Operations Executive Assistant provides executive-level administrative and project management support, including calendar management, internal and external communications, and strategic planning project management for the OSU-Cascades finance and operations department, assisting the Associate Vice President for Finance & Strategic Planning in advancing the goals of the division within the University's culture of shared governance. The executive assistant provides oversight and management for a diverse range of confidential, high-level activities within the associate vice president's office. Using exceptional interpersonal skills, the person in this position effectively collaborates with constituents across the OSU community, including internal and external stakeholders. The executive assistant creates communication strategies that support the effective integration, diversity and engagement of faculty and staff across OSU-Cascades.
The Finance & Operations Executive Assistant serves as executive’s liaison with faculty, staff, students and general public, manages executive’s schedule, develops correspondence, reports, minutes, researches and collects data related to various issues, and manages projects.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,100 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its new campus in 2016. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 to 5,000 students by 2025 and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Typically requires Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Substantial executive administrative support experience, with progressively increasing responsibility, at an institution of higher learning or other similarly complex institution.
A Bachelor’s degree.
Substantial executive administrative support experience and/or project management experience.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and resolve problems.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent computer skills in MS Office applications.
Demonstrated experience communicating & working with individuals from various cultures and backgrounds in order to promote and enhance diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Traditional Monday-Friday, 8-5 schedule.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.