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Sr Administrative Assistant

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Admin and Support Services
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Under direct supervision responsible for providing administrative support to managers or other partners in the department. May be entry level position with opportunity to develop professionally. 1. Provides administrative support to senior managers or other partners in the department 2. Composes and creates documents, spreadsheets and/or presentations 3. Maintains and organizes paper and electronic files. Ensures confidentiality 4. Manages database files 5. Handles and confirms travel arrangements and processes travel expense reimbursements 6. Schedules meetings and conferences 7. Works on special projects, such as gathering, inputting and compiling information for reports as required by manager or other partners in the department 8. May track or monitor expenses for the department 9. May greet or assist clients and/or vendors 10. Responsible for identifying and resolving problems within established guidelines 11. Expected to use some initiative but refer more complex problems to supervisors/experts 12. Works effectively as a team member but also independently
Previous administrative supportive experience or completion of professional administrative support training is required. Good oral and written communication skills are required Basic Functional / Industry Knowledge is preferred Analytical and problem solving skills are required Technical skills / systems knowledge (e.g. Peoplesoft, Microsoft Office) is preferred

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