Executive Assistant – Cranbrook Academy of Art                                                                  

Provide a high level of administrative/secretarial support to the Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art.  Assist with administrative activities, coordinate office services, manage internal and external affairs including all appointments, meetings, and conferences and speaking engagements; possess working knowledge of all phases of Cranbrook Academy of Art operations.

Responsibilities include: Schedule Director’s appointments/activities and maintain comprehensive calendar. Collect materials/background information and prepare Director in advance. Prepare purchasing card, travel arrangements and expense reports. Review and maintain office tracking procedure for all incoming and outgoing requests/acknowledgements and Director follow-up correspondence. Document Director activities.  Review and maintain documents of Director predictable activities. Act as Board of Governor’s secretary:  Notify Board members of all meetings (including committee meetings), prepare reports and materials for distribution, take and distribute meeting minutes, prepare Board of Trustees quarterly reports. And more.

Requirements: Five years of experience providing administrative support at an executive level required.  High School diploma or GED required; an Associates degree preferred. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required in order to create complex spreadsheets and presentations as the need arises. Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks, and excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Shorthand skills highly desired with an ability to transcribe quickly and accurately.

Interested candidates please send a resume and employment application to humanresources@cranbrook.edu

Employment applications can be downloaded at http://www.cranbrook.edu/employment

Posted on the MMA website 1/9.

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