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Special Assistant

Apply now Position Number: 995883
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: SAVP, Institutional Advancement - Kent Campus [100763]

Job Title:

 Special Assistant

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus - Kent, OH 

Salary:

 $40,000

Basic Function:

To provide specialized knowledge in an area related to higher education. Reports to designated supervisor.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

 

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Coordinate or assist in development and implementation of a program or project. May oversee day-to-day operations of a program or project.

Serve as liaison for area of specialization; answer questions and provide advice on issues related to area of specialization.

Assist in analyzing information, conducting research and developing and preparing reports related to area of specialization.

Serve on various department, division, and University committees.

May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two to three years' relevant experience; or ten years of business and/or academic experience.

License/Certification:

 

Knowledge Of:

Personal computer applications

Skill In:

Written and interpersonal communication

Ability To:

Apply policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

 

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

 Please include a resume and cover letter with your online application. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment 

Additional Information:

 

Must pass a security check.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr


Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.

Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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