Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement, Marketing and Communications

Ripon College

Ripon College is seeking applications for an Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement, Marketing and Communications. The Assistant will join a high-performing Advancement team in the midst of the silent phase of the College’s next comprehensive campaign. This is a great opportunity for a detail/task-orientated individual who enjoys a flexible yet high-performing workplace culture.

This position provides administrative support for the Vice President for Advancement, Marketing and Communications. The ideal candidate will exhibit an appreciation for the liberal arts, be proactive, anticipate future needs of the VP, and demonstrate leadership, responsiveness, strong customer service, independent thinking and solid judgment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing incoming calls, maintaining calendars, recording meeting discussions, maintaining up-to-date data on various constituents of the College, other administrative tasks and will assist in monitoring the division budget, bringing attention to the Vice President any areas of concern.

Bachelor’s degree preferred with one to two years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates should possess solid oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrate the ability to work independently as a self-starter in a team-oriented environment as well as working collaboratively with staff, administration, faculty, volunteers and others. This position also requires the organization of complex materials, ability to manage more than one project at a time, maintain sensitive and confidential information, and communicate comfortably in an academic setting and be able to adapt to changing priorities. Candidates should model and embody a personal value system that promotes and celebrates a collaborative workplace climate that recognizes and rewards diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, resume and at least three professional references addressed to Shawn Karsten, Vice President for Advancement, Marketing and Communications. The cover letter should outline how your background matches the responsibilities of this position. These materials should be emailed to Shawn Karsten at [email protected]. To request a full job description please email [email protected].

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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To apply for this job email your details to advancementsearch@ripon.edu