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Our client is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education, established primarily to enrich the heritage, and to serve the larger Jewish and American community.

Job Summary:

The Executive Special Assistant to the President is responsible for providing administrative support to the President.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides day-to-day support for the President including attending meetings with the President and follow-up on meetings including internal and external meetings. Includes donor relations.
  • Travels with the president as appropriate
  • Prepares schedules for and follows up on the weekly Senior management meeting
  • Serves as Project manager for tasks as assigned by the President- exerts independent decision making in this capacity
  • Prepare and edit speeches and editorial columns for internal and external publication
  • Assists in preparing reports and presentations for the President and the Office of the President
  • Plans, coordinates, and makes logistic arrangements for events, activities, and programs
  • Troubleshoots and resolves administrative issues as they arise
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Occasional travel

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ of experience required
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving skills, and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in Hebrew (written and verbal)
  • Able to multitask, prioritize tasks and work in a high pressure environment
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • Master’s degree
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