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Administrative Associate, Buffett Institute

University of Nebraska System Omaha, NE

Administrative Associate, Buffett Institute


Job Description Summary:


The Administrative Associate is responsible for providing administrative support for the Buffett Institute, with specific support responsibilities provided to executive leadership comprising the Executive Director, the Associate Executive Director for Strategy and External Affairs, and the Associate Executive Director for Operations. The position works collaboratively, providing essential coordination for Institute staff, others across the University of Nebraska system, and key stakeholders and partners throughout the state.




Position Details:


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Required Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree

• Five years of progressive administrative support experience

• Demonstrated knowledge of office management

• Proficiency in MS Office applications and other business solutions that support the needs of senior-level administrators

• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail


An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered.


The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter who can working through complex issues and problem solve with minimal supervision; shows judgment to seek supervision and/or input from others when necessary; a resilient learner who demonstrates attention to detail, professional discretion, and confidentiality and has experience in a university or post-secondary education institution, proven ability to handle competing priorities with deadlines, and has experience with project management practices and tools.


Special Instructions to Applicant:


Along with your application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Direct questions about the position to: Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472-3701.


Applicants should note that the goals of the Institute are university-, state-, and nation-wide, but the location of the Institute administration is in Omaha. This position will work primarily out of the Omaha office.The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. The University of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-Verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. All positions opened at the University of Nebraska are subject to veterans’ preference.


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 9, 2022
Date Closes June 8, 2022
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 43-6011.00 Executive Secretaries / Administrative Assistants
Zipcode 68182

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