Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The Executive Assistant performs complex administrative duties incidental to the overall management of the office of an executive officer of the college where the assignments require independent and unreviewed judgment in making decisions that in some instances may deal with highly sensitive or controversial issues. Consistently acts in a highly confidential capacity. This is a responsible position which may involve supervision of other clerical staff.
The incumbent must exercise the ability to make decisions in accordance with state laws, rules, and regulations and possess the ability to apply College policies and regulations to solve work-related problems, relieving the executive officer of the daily operational and administrative details.
Qualifications: Associate’s degree; bachelor’s degree preferred. At least six (6) years of full-time employment in the secretarial/administration field in a progressively responsible position. Higher Education experience preferred. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional organizational skills. Thorough working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, business English, spelling, good grammar and computation skills, and of standard record maintenance procedures. Thorough working knowledge of various office software packages, i.e., word processing, spreadsheet applications, and database management. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, that has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/108800. Questions may be directed to Jerri Howland, PhD.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.