Part-Time Administrative Assistant

River Forest, IL 60305

Industry: Administrative Assistant Job Number: 21485

Smart Resources has joined with a private university in the Chicagoland area who is in search of a Part-Time Administrative Assistant.
This position is located in River Forest, IL and offers a positive work environment, competitive compensation and a flexible schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Provide general administrate support to the day to day operations of the marketing and communications departments
  • Assist various departments within the university with marketing programs
  • Fulfill  requests and maintain inventory of promotional/marketing materials
  • Oversee department budgets and prepare weekly budget reports for management  
  • Process purchase orders, invoices, and budget related forms to insure purchases are within annual budget
  • Correspond with vendors on order request/changes, quotes, approvals, installations and deliveries
  • Maintenance of office supplies and ordering supplies/equipment when necessary
  • Handle upkeep of general office space and maintenance issues by coordinating with Facilities when needed
  • Assist with additional responsibilities as assigned    

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree is preferred

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Techy savvy, ability to learn new software quickly
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude
  • Ability to work within a confidential environment
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Reliable self-starter, willing to take on new responsibilities, learns quickly
  • Detail- orientated
  • Go- getter, enthusiastic, high energy personality
  • Ability to continuously develop and adapt
  • Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Team player

If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. 
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you!
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