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Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • Main Campus

Urbana University has an opening for an Administrative Assistant.  Under the direct supervision of the Executive Vice President (EVP), the Administrative Assistant will relieve the EVP of operational and administrative details and perform administrative functions that require a thorough knowledge of University policies, procedures, and operations and an understanding of the University’s role within the community. The Administrative Assistant will have recurring contact with senior administrators and executives, public and private officials, donors, business collaborators, students and parents. The Administrative Assistant exercises initiatives and independent judgment in managing the EVP’s schedule and the office’s daily activities.  The Administrative Assistant uses discretion in the dissemination of information to faculty, students, staff and the various public served by the University and coordinates activities with several major subordinate administrative units of the University.

We seek a self-starter with a Bachelor’s degree and At least five years of increasingly responsible secretarial or administrative experience is required which must include an extensive knowledge of general office procedures and practices. The selected individual will have excellent oral, written, and communication skills.  Candidates must be adept at consistently multitasking while accurately attending to detail.  Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills are required.  Must be able to work independently, use initiative, and make substantive decisions quickly.

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co- locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).