Administrative Affairs Assistant

Reports to Executive Assistant to Director

Purpose: assist the executive assistant to the director in coordinating and implementing a variety of departmental administrative tasks


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist in preparing reports specifically, collecting course syllabi, c enter meeting minutes; including taking minutes, photocopying and organizing the material according to the specified agenda
  • Responsible for preparing applicant files from documentum in preparation for admission interviews
  • Contact Television and Digital Journalism Master applicants to schedule interview appointments
  • Assist in maintaining office files and records in accordance with internal procedures & process all center print job orders
  • Handle hall reservations of Center events
  • Assist in daily office work such as AUC ID activation and email requests
  • Assist in coordinating center events
  • Print class lists as needed by faculty and staff
  • Handle photocopying requests for faculty such as assignments and exams
  • Enter annual leaves and overtime on SAP
  • Make center stationary requests on SAP
  • Handle typing and mail distribution
  • Receive and refer to visitors and telephone inquiries
  • Type routine letters and memoranda
  • Update the student and staff mailing lists on a regular basis
  • Send security permit emails to the security office
  • Handle catering for internal meetings and events
  • Help the Executive Assistant to Director in any task required



Minimum Education Requirement:  

  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in office/administrative tasks


  • Ability to creatively collaborate with others as part of a team and foster a cooperative work environment
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and written in English
  • Ability to meet deadlines, set and follow priorities, maintain a high - level of personal responsibility in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative is required
  • Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, to multi-task and to be self-motivated essential
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • High level of confidentiality and attention to detail


The position is open until March 15, 2020


Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted.

If interested,  apply through the following link Administrative Affairs Assistant.


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