I. Basic Function
Under the direct supervision of the Provost/Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, the Administrative Assistant assists the above ranked person in all areas related to faculty and academic affairs.
II. Responsibilities and Authority
The Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs will observe the following relationships:
Provost/Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs
The Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs reports directly to the Provost/Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs for the execution of tasks and responsibilities as delineated in job description and deemed necessary by the Provost/Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs.
The Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs has a cooperative relationship with and gives support to academic administrators and faculty to help them facilitate their responsibilities related to the Provost office, as outlined in the job description, subject to the approval of the Provost. Also works collaboratively with departments and administrators outside of Academic Affairs.
Provost Office Staff
The Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs supervises and is directly responsible for the tasks and responsibilities of the Provost Office staff, including the Document Coordinator, part-time employees, and student workers in the department.
IV. Performance Measurement Criteria
An annual confidential performance evaluation will be conducted by the Provost/Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The supervisor will provide a self-evaluation form to assist in determining the degree of proficiency of the duties, tasks and responsibilities as delineated in the job description. Factors for review include one’s professional appearance and demonstration of integrity. Also considered is the ability to perform the following: creative thinking and problem solving, fairness and sound judgment, tact, breadth of vision, enthusiasm, self-confidence, organization, follow-through, supervision, timeliness, delegation of responsibility, availability in office service and maintaining records on academic expenditures. Compatibility with the mission of the university along with the support and involvement with university sponsored activities. Involvement in church, community, social and professional associations are also considered.
VII. Start Date: January 2, 2023
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and statement of faith to Janet Mayfield, at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Statement of faith should clearly explain your view of scripture, salvation, and church affiliation. It should also explain how faith influences your personal and professional life, contributes to your interest in MBU, and prepares you to follow MBU’s mission and core values.