The executive assistant provides a full range of executive secretarial and administrative support to the president and ensures that overall organizational processes enhance and support the chief executive function of the college. The executive assistant leads and manages the work of the presidents' front office staff and plans for long-term operational needs in consultation with the executive associate to the president. The executive assistant supervises the president's office associate and president's office assistant and ensures that the president's office is appropriately staffed at all times. This position requires a high degree of accuracy, accountability, attention to detail, professionalism and confidentiality, as well as initiative and leadership qualities.
- Associate of Arts degree or a minimum of 60 college level credits in a relevant area of study is required.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Minimum of three years progressively responsible executive-level secretarial and administration support and office management experience.
- Supervisory experience desired.
- Advanced knowledge of current software used by administrative college functions, database, calendar and presentation graphics software and ability to select appropriate software application and conceptualize format to fit the need.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and utmost discretion in interpersonal and written communication.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, take initiative, assess situations and respond appropriately and efficiently. Flexibility and adaptability are key characteristics for this position.
- Ability to work cooperatively both as a team leader and team player.
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Compensation: $57,394 plus excellent heath insurance, paid leave and tuition reimbursement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration: July 12, 2019
*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.
As a participating member of the Maryland Retirement and Pension System, HCC offers two retirement options: The Pension, which requires a 7% employee contribution and The ORP, a 403(b) with a 7.25% employer contribution only. Employees in positions that do not require a bachelor's degree must participate in The Pension. Employees that possess a bachelor's degree and hold professional positions that require a bachelor's degree may choose to participate in either The Pension or The ORP.
Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100.
1. Cover letter