REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.
- Ability to independently perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including editorial and proofreading skills, strong command of the English language (grammar and spelling).
- Ability to represent both the Office of the President and the Office of the Board of Trustees with confidence, conviction, and professionalism.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail.
- Ability to foster a collaborative and cooperative work environment.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple high-priority tasks on deadline.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents, many of whom are community members of influence, including senior leadership, faculty, staff, trustees and donor constituencies.
- Ability to set a calm and professional tone.
- Willingness to be pro-active and take initiative when appropriate.
- Ability to work with highly confidential information.
- Exercises discretion and good judgment at all times.
- Willingness to see tasks to completion, sometimes necessitating working longer than normal hours or on weekends.
- Knowledge of and experience in accounting and budgetary procedures.
- Excellent computer skills with proficiency/expertise in the Microsoft Office suite, including applications of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, e-mail, and internet research. Substantial knowledge of learning management systems (e.g., Sakai, BoardEffect).
- Professional appearance.
The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Hours may vary and include nights and weekends based on the needs of the College or
Department. Must be able to attend all Board and committee meetings, and the annual Board retreat. CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS
This is a regular, full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
Supervise student employees. Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to maintain a good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books, and packages. At-Will Employment
Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Scripps College is an At-Will employer. Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Scripps College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.