Major Duties: General summary:This position is responsible for coordination of the supervisor's activities and calendar, as well as executive administrative functions of the department.Major duties:- Oversees day-to-day operations and implements strategic plans for the department in coordination with the supervisor.- Directs and administers programs, projects, and processes.- Provides lead budgetary support for the department. Prepares and analyzes budget reports, monitors, tracks, reconciles, forecasts, and recommends budget allocations.- Performs executive administrative tasks for the department including legal agreements, service contracts, and billing.- Serves as liaison within and outside of the University regarding operations, facilities, personnel, purchasing, etc.- Initiates correspondence and coordinates events for the department.- Develops departmental policies and procedures. Interprets policies and procedures for various customers and responds independently to inquiries.- Conducts analyses. Coordinates the collection and preparation of various reports and records.- Maintains the content of the department's website.- May supervise staff and student employees and provide guidance and direction if needed.
Minimum Qualifications: - Post high school education or training. - Five years' relevant experience.- Advanced office software skills, including word processing and spreadsheets.- Proficiency with using and querying databases.- Experience monitoring and reconciling budgets.- Experience providing guidance to students or other employees.- Demonstrated interest, skills and experiences in working with diverse groups.
Internal Number: 352_57862
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One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.