Executive Assistant
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training
9 days ago

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Ambulatory Services has an exciting opportunity for a full time Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant leads the broad scope of executive support-related activities and/or special projects for top-level leadership (Assistant VP and above or equivalent) and their functional area(s) to facilitate the efficient operations of the office and function. Responsible for schedule management, office management, travel arrangements, communications, information preparation, data management and analysis. This role represents the executive and their interests to others. The Executive Assistant has delegated authority regarding matters of significance. In addition, performs work without specific instruction or prescribed procedures.

  • Reports to and supports top-level leadership (Assistant VP and above) and their department(s) with high-level executive support.

  • Acts as executive liaison and advises others of the executive's activities and views on policies or issues, using judgment and discretion.

  • Manages executive's calendar and approves/declines meeting requests on behalf of the executive to ensure schedule is aligned to meet upcoming deadlines and/or priorities.

  • Prioritizes meetings for executive to include the rescheduling and/or cancellation of other high-level meetings.

  • Manages executive's travel arrangements and budget. Independently creates memos, reports, presentations, project timelines and documents for distribution to members of various departments or meeting on behalf of the executive.

  • Ensures executive is prepared for meetings and/or presentations and is kept abreast of important information prior to any meetings/conference calls.

  • Uses independent judgement to respond on behalf of the executive, ensuring the confidential handling of information, correspondence and communications, including incoming, outgoing, and electronic communications on behalf of executive.

  • Prioritizes and manages multiple projects and/or special assignments championed by the executive.

  • Leads the planning of annual or ad-hoc special events.

  • Trains and supervises lower level clerical staff as needed.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.


  • Associate's degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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