Administrative Assistant - Business and Manufacturing

Goodwin College
East Hartford
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Business Development and Chair of the Department of Business, Management and Advanced Manufacturing, provides personal, project and administrative support and assistance to the AVP and the Program Director for the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership. Job DutiesSupports administrative needs of AVP and academic program director to include maintenance of students records, coordinate special events/projects within the department; maintain calendars; support contract and payroll functions; draft letters and contracts; coordinate mailings; develop marketing collateral with program directors; and all other support as necessaryPerforms general clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing and mailing; files, retrieves, tracks and maintains documents and reference materials.Tracks and maintains various department records, including databases, mailing lists, employee and student supervisory filesResolves administrative problems and inquiries; serves on college committeesSchedules, coordinates and sets-up for meetings and events; some local travel may be requiredRecords, transcribes and distributes minutes of meetings.Open, sorts and distributes incoming correspondence; draft letters; create and organize program binders; follow-up on phone callsMaintains office supply inventories and coordinates maintenance of office equipmentCollaborate with external partners; customer focused; ever-ready for assignment in fast-paced environment; positive can-do attitudePrepare materials for scheduled meetings for supervisionConduct research as necessary on products, companies etc.; assembles and analyzes data to prepare reports and documents summarizing findings. Qualifications:Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferredCorporate or manufacturing business experience a plus; proven work track recordMicrosoft Office skills required, especially outlook, word and excel.Ability to anticipate needs and workflow; self-starter; excellent organizational skillsRequires excellent written and verbal communications skills, skill in information gathering and monitoring, ability to asses and solve problems, attention to detail and accuracy, initiative, flexibility and confidentiality; ability to work well as a team player and independently; collaborative nature; ability to prioritize tasks; maintains confidentiality. Interested applicants should submit their resumes/cover letter to

Company Description:

Goodwin College is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round, days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, and bachelor's programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.