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 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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