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Administrative Assistant to the VP, Financial Services

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has an opening for an Administrative Assistant to the VP, Financial Services. This individual will assist the Vice President with calendar management, keeping him on track for meetings and appointments, reading and prioritizing email, representing him with various vendors, reviewing bank accounts on a daily basis, prioritizing task management and follow-up, preparing agendas for weekly staff meetings, preparing and electronically disseminating documents for quarterly Board meetings, responding to telephone calls, and assisting with timesheet follow-up and manager approval. Reporting to the Vice President, the Administrative Assistant will provide administrative and staff support to the Vice President, the Director of Accounting and the department. Additional duties include ordering supplies for the department, processing departmental expense invoices, shadowing Payroll to be able to respond to questions from adjuncts and employees, managing mail and media, and overall, helping to create an organized environment with minimal paper.  

We seek someone with 1-3 years of previous experience as an Administrative Assistant to serve in this key role. A Bachelor's degree is required and the selected individual will have strong attention to detail as well as highly developed grammar, writing and proofreading skills.  Basic proficiency with Word and Excel is required and the Administrative Assistant must be highly organized to be able to set up and maintain an electronic filing system. The Administrative Assistant will review various University and Industry documents and provide summaries of relevant information to the Vice President and others in the department. The position requires someone who can work with minimal supervision and will maintain the confidentiality of the office data. We seek someone with financial skills to be able to do basic spreadsheet analysis. Prior experience with financial terminology would be a plus in this position.  

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.