Executive Assistant - Prestigious University

Boston, MA | Contract to Perm

Post Date: 08/01/2017 Job ID: 79113 Specialty: Office Services

A leading university in Boston, MA is seeking an Executive Assistant to join their team. In this contract-to-hire role, you will provide executive level support for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Vice Provost for Curriculum within the Office of the Provost. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Executive Assistant:


  • Manage the Vice Provosts’ administrative needs to ensure that their time is effectively allocated and that they have the information/materials needed to advance the priorities of the office
  • Engage in project work as needed
  • Act as administrative lead and have actionable knowledge of all initiatives for major university committees
  • Provide a comprehensive range of support services to ensure the overall efficiency of the Undergraduate Education department and the Office of the Provost                  

Requirements for the Executive Assistant:
  • Bachelor’ s degree, Masters preferred
  • 3-5 years of administrative experience preferably in higher education or executive setting
  • Experience managing staff
  • Computer skills including, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint)
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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