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Administrative Assistant to the VP, Academic Quality & Planning and Dean, School of Education

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has an opening for an Administrative Assistant supporting the VP of Academic Planning and Quality & Dean, School of Education.  The Administrative Assistant for the Vice President and Dean is responsible for managing, organizing, scheduling and maintaining the administrative functions for the Vice President and Dean.  This includes skillfully preparing reports, drafting correspondence, storing, retrieving and integrating information for dissemination, conducting small research projects, managing the VP’s calendar, scheduling meetings, event planning, and managing the coordination, tracking, and reconciliation of all budgets under the purview of VP and Dean.  In addition, the Administrative Assistant regularly greets and hosts guests as an ambassador for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction (i4).

We seek someone with highly developed relationship building skills who is extremely organized and has 3-5 years of previous experience as an Administrative Assistant to serve in this key role.  A Bachelor's degree is required and prior experience in higher education is strongly preferred. The selected individual will be team-oriented, have a strong customer-centered philosophy, excellent oral and written communication skills and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.  The position also requires someone with strong attention to detail who can work with minimal supervision, is able to maintain confidentiality and can create and analyze reports and data.

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.