Description: Emerson College seeks an exceptionally talented Administrative Associate to support crucial business functions for the Offices of Marketing and Communications. The Administrative Associate is a key member of the staff, coordinating a variety of support needs ranging from financial and budget transactions to internal communications with key stakeholders in the College community. The Administrative Associate brings a high level of professionalism and positivity to the position, serving as an ambassador for the Marketing and Communications teams with colleagues spanning the institution.
Campus Location: Boston Campus
Required Knowledge: -Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional orientation. -Experience managing critical departmental and office functions, including supplies, technology, building access, and facilities. -Depth of knowledge of business best-process, and a willingness to develop/implement new ideas/approaches to existing practices. -Proficiency in industry-standard business software, such as Microsoft Office.
Preferred/Desirable Knowledge: -Knowledge of best-practice budget tracking, reconciliation, and expense reporting procedures. -Knowledge of procurement best practices. -In-depth knowledge of industry-standard enterprise software and systems.
Required Prior Work Experience: -One year minimum experience in a comparable position in the corporate, non-profit, or higher education sector required. -Experience supporting institutional leadership, including coordination of meeting schedules, room reservations, catering, and written/phone communications.
Diversity Statement: Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 671 graduate students from 71 count...ries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.