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Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff, SVP for Administration

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has an opening for an Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff, SVP for Administration. Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Administrative Assistant will support strategic initiatives including planning and orchestration and will provide administrative support to the Chief and the division of administration. The selected individual will be responsible for managing, organizing, scheduling and maintaining administrative functions including the Chief of Staff’s office environment, telephone, calendar, crafting agendas, preparing minutes drafting correspondence, preparing reports, storing, retrieving and synthesizing information for dissemination, conducting small research projects, scheduling meetings, event planning and other duties as assigned. The Administrative Assistant will create presentations, spreadsheets, graphs and documents as called upon in relation to the Chief of Staff’s duties. The position requires confidentiality and discretion in all matters along with a warm, friendly demeanor and a spirit of customer service. In addition, the Administrative Assistant will coordinate and book travel, process invoices, organize the budget process, reconcile expenses and plan departmental retreats, providing regular updates to the Chief of Staff regarding progress on tasks.  

We seek a self-starter with a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of previous experience as an administrative assistant. The selected individual will be team-oriented, have a strong customer-centered philosophy, outstanding organizational skills, possess the ability to multi-task in a fast paced executive’s office and intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills. The position also requires someone who is detail-oriented, can work with minimal supervision and is able to pick up on new computer programs quickly.  

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin 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.