Administrative Careers - Academic Advising, Administrative Careers - Clerical/Administrative Support
4 Year Degree
The Executive Assistant to the President provides high level administrative support to the President and the Board of Trustees and serves as the first point of contact in the President’s Office. He/she conserves the President’s time and promotes the school image by representing the president internally and externally; providing liaison between the president, key executives, and employees.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Office and clerical functions including but not limited to:
Answering and directing telephone calls, managing conference calls for the President’s Office and the Board of Trustees
Distributing weekly Cabinet meeting schedules and recording minutes
Creating and editing a variety of documents using relevant computer software, including drafting responses and preparing original correspondence on behalf of the President
Reading and analyzing incoming communication (mail, emails, reports etc) to determine their significance and distribution
Maintaining and ordering office supplies
Filing and retrieving corporate documents, records, minutes and reports
Maintaining records in office/campus database system(s)
Arrange travel for the President; develop itineraries and agenda; book transportation, arrange lodging and meeting accommodations.
Oversee and manage the president’s calendar.
Oversee and coordinate the arrangements for the Board of Trustees biannual meetings as well as assist the Board Chair throughout the year.
Participate in the coordination of the annual commencement ceremony.
Assist the External Relations Division with fund raising functions that involve the president’s office.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Manage/maintain confidentiality on all levels
Self-starter, effectively prioritizes and manages projects
Exceptional written and spoken communication skills.
Exceptional computer skills
Work collaboratively with a variety of people from on and off campus.
Organizational skills – self-motivator, multi-tasking ability, confidence in prioritizing work and decision-making.
Effective management of projects and events, including Board of Trustees meetings & dinners and other high-level events hosted by President’s Office.
An understanding of the role of the college president.
Possess sound judgment and have experience making judgment calls in executive matters
Agreement with the college statement of faith and community covenant.
A minimum of eight years of related work experience in higher education
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to the above minimum qualifications):
5+ years of administrative experience in Christian higher education
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Eligible
About Crown College
Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN is conveniently located 30 miles west of the Twin Cities with close proximity to the cities of Waconia and Chanhassen. A distinctly Christian college, Crown recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, Crown is poised for growth in both its on-campus and online degree programs.
Crown College is affiliated with The Christian and Missionary Alliance, a denomination that has a 125 year history of focusing on the centrality of Jesus Christ and mobilizing workers to every corner of the world. Additionally, Crown College is accredited at the highest levels for Minnesota colleges and universities including The Higher Learning Commission of The North Central Association, the Minnesota state boards of teaching and nursing, and The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.