The Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center (KCVRC) is an entity sanctioned by the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) for the purpose of supporting interdisciplinary advances in understanding, preventing, and treating cardiovascular diseases, and to foster the translation of basic discoveries.
This position provides administrative support to the Director of the KCVRC. We are seeking an experienced administrative assistant who thrives in a dynamic team environment and can facilitate the day-to-day activities of the center.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provides administrative support to a department or group of professionals, exercising confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
Utilizes business software applications to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes, etc.; compiles data for expense and statistical reports.
Receives, screens, and directs incoming calls, visitors, mail, and email promptly, courteously, and accurately.
Schedules and confirms appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements; tracks expenses.
Participates in the development and implementation of administrative standards, policies and practices for the organization.
May perform other duties related to maintaining an internal website and/or working with social media.
High school diploma or GED
2 years of relevant experience
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
Strong communication and listening skills
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities
Maintains composure under pressure
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position offers the possibility of a Remote Work Arrangement with a mix of in-person and remote work to adjust for ways that improve productivity and flexibility, while meeting the needs of the candidate, the division of cardiology, and the university.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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