Details for CARROLL COLLEGE- Classifieds - Ad from 2019-11-10

SENIOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT Carroll College, an independent Catholic diocesan, Liberal Arts College, in Helena, MT, is seeking a Senior Executive Assistant to the President. The senior executive assistant will be a member of the President’s senior staff, reporting directly to the President. This position experiences considerable autonomy and uses independent judgement, initiative, and discretion in performing responsibilities. Responsibilities include performing a variety of professional and administrative duties to facilitate the day to- day operations for the President and the Office of the President of the College. Duties include creating for all College constituents a source of willing, professional support of their responsibilities and educational goals; serving as the President’s liaison to the Cabinet; collaborating with senior leadership in managing, coordinating, preparing, and submitting Board and Board committee correspondence and materials; serving as a vigilant steward of Carroll’s resources by effectively managing institutional budgets; managing overseeing, drafting and coordinating the President’s correspondence and reports; managing coordination of College-wide events. Also responsible for advising the President in interpreting, monitoring, and analyzing information regarding operating policies and procedures; representing the President and the Office on committees and advising stakeholders of the President and institution’s views on policies, procedures, and other issues; providing information, consultation, and assistance to various campus constituents in their development of strategic initiatives; providing leadership to resolving issues that have a significant impact on the overall mission and goals of Carroll College; contributes to strategic institutional planning, policy development and to ensure achievement of the College’s mission and goals. The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education • Related professional work experience. • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills as evidenced by preparation and delivery of oral and written materials including presentations, proposals, reports and memoranda. • Proven high level of diplomacy, integrity, and tact. • Exceptional judgment, strong initiative, poise, and patience. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and strategically in a team. • Proven capacity for productive and helpful problem-solving. • The willingness and availability to work evenings and weekends as required. • Must be able to competently and effectively interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and internal and external constituencies. • Understanding and ability to carry out the mission, vision, and goals of the institution and President with discretion, judgment and autonomy. • Proven experience handling highly confidential and sensitive materials and situations, including the ability to anticipate and manage politically sensitive issues. • Ability to build and develop a wide range of relationships, tasks, and perspectives. • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills. • Technologically adept and able to utilize basic office systems (Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail) • Commitment to the educational mission of Carroll College as a Diocesan Catholic College. Preferred Qualifications: • Higher education experience, working in collaboration with senior leadership. • Understanding of governing boards, especially the structure and function nonprofit and/or education boards. • Ability to create and manage an annual budget. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, response to Carroll College’s mission statement, and contact information of at least three professional references to employment@carroll.edu by November 22, 2019. Each of the finalists will be given a project to work on for approximately 90 minutes as part of the interview process. EOE.

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