Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing
Seattle Pacific University
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Salary: 65,000 - 68,000 DOE
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 150655
General Summary: The office of Enrollment Management and Marketing (EMM) includes the departments of undergraduate and graduate admissions, student financial services, enrollment operations, and university communications. This is the recruiting and marketing, as well as financial aid operations of the university. The departments work collaboratively to achieve the university enrollment goals. The EMM office is a center of activity and needs someone with a spirit of positivity, hospitality, and a willingness to help out where needed within the various departments.
The executive assistant to the vice president for EMM will wear many hats, but three are primary:
1) 40%: Managing the EMM division staffing, which includes working with the vice president to identify funding for shifting staff salary needs. Keeping confidences is crucial. This requires attention to detail in tracking all staffing changes and a mind for calculations;
2) 40%: Assisting individual EMM departments, assisting the department leaders and helping departments with a variety of projects; and
3) 20%: Assisting the vice president with scheduling; serving in the role of hospitality for visiting guests and managing virtual and in-person events; working on division board reporting; and collaborating with other vice president/president offices for leadership, board meetings, and university events.
The successful candidate will be someone with a heart for serving SPU, its leadership and the EMM staff, as well as a desire to build positive relationships across campus, with senior leadership staff, and with the EMM department staff and leaders. Will also be a keeper of highly confidential information, possess an acute business acumen, be strong in editing skills, have experience working with budgets and/or HR tasks, and be assertive in prioritizing and raising items needing attention to the appropriate person.
Graduate from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
3-5 years office experience with upper level management.
Demonstrated ability in organizational skills, including computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and budget management.
Detail-oriented; able to prioritize, multi-task, and be flexible as urgent tasks arise.
Superb proofing and editing skills.
Excellent communication skills with a kind, yet assertive spirit to all.
Strong Excel spreadsheet skills, with a mind for organizing and tracking data.
Tech savvy - keeps up with technical and virtual platforms.
Experience working in a higher education environment.
Position will remain open until filled.
Salary: $65,000 - $68,000 DOE
This is a full time position with excellent benefits. SPU pays the employee premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance. SPU makes contributions to an employee HSA account and to a retirement account after one year of eligibility in the plan. Tuition discount program available for the employee and qualified immediate family members.
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the online application.
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission.
Diversity Statement: As part of our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse staff and faculty. Diversity is an ethos that is inseparable from our Christian faith. At SPU, we recognize diversity as a basic feature of God's creation and a core theme of the gospel. At the heart of our mission-centered commitment to becoming a more diverse community is a desire to represent the breadth of God's kingdom more fully.
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