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March 24, 2017
Academic Assistant, Level 08, (401242146)
Faculty Support. The Academic Assistant provides administrative support of a complex and confidential nature for a group of faculty members with their teaching and research activities. This position provides administrative support of a complex and confidential nature for a group of faculty members with their teaching and research activities. Instructional support includes teaching in the Daytime, Cross Continent, Global Executive and Weekend Executive MBA programs, GATE (Global Academic Travel Experience), the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program, the Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) and the PhD program. Fuqua faculty members travel frequently for global programs, conduct research, host research seminars, and train and mentor PhD students. The staff assistant should be comfortable working both independently and as an integral part of a team in a fast paced environment. This position reports to the Coordinator, Faculty Support Staff. The Academic Assistant should be comfortable working both independently and as an integral part of a team in a fast paced environment. Undergraduate degree along with three years of related administrative experience is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will be comfortable working in a highly computerized environment including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, internet research and database management. Working knowledge of SAP preferred for this position. Proficiency in business communication, both written and oral along with high level writing and editing skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail and follow-through are essential to success in this position. Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities according to importance and urgency, requiring flexibility to adapt to changes driven by faculty or student needs is required. (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)
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