SPECIAL PROJECTS ASSISTANT TO THE OFFICE OF THE DEAN

Washington University in St. Louis in Missouri

Date Posted May 21, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

SPECIAL PROJECTS ASSISTANT TO THE OFFICE OF THE DEAN


Summary of Purpose
The Special Projects Assistant produces correspondence, analyses, presentations, proposals, and other communications for the Dean and the Deans Office at the Brown School.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
1-In collaboration with the Dean and the Chief of Staff, the Special Projects Assistant produces correspondence and written responses to inquiries, requests, outreach requirements, and other communications.

The Special Projects Assistant assures that written, oral, or electronic responses are generated for all alumni, donor, organizational, university, and professional contacts to the Deans Office.
30%

2-The Special Projects Assistant produces presentations for the Deans Office for important external and internal audiences such as the National Council, alumni and development groups, donors, professional associations, university leadership, and media.
20%

3-The Special Projects Assistant, in collaboration with the Dean and the Universitys Foundation and Corporate Development Office, develops proposals for funding or implementation that support the Schools strategic plan.

The Special Projects Assistant contributes substantive and school content to proposals that may be jointly produced with the Universitys Corporate and Foundation Office.
20%

4-The Special Projects Assistant produces research and analysis in support of the Schools initiatives and strategic planning. The Special Projects Assistant needs to be skilled in collecting and analyzing data, translating analyses into written and visual presentations, and communicating results. Many analyses require advanced understanding of social work, public health, public policy, community development, and international social development.
20%

5-The Special Projects Assistant, in collaboration with the Schools Director of Communications and the Universitys Office of Public Affairs, reviews and generates Deans Office internal communications, external briefings and communications, and dissemination of School initiatives.
5%

6-Perform other duties as assigned
5%

Minimum Education/Experience:
The Special Projects Assistant must have an MSW, MPH, MPP or other relevant graduate degree that provides the written, analytic, and substantive background for producing high quality communications and analyses in the deans office. The Special Projects Assistant must be able to communicate and translate the educational, research, and service initiatives of the School. The Special Projects Assistant must be able to collaborate with faculty, senior administrators, and research staff to produce high quality and rigorous presentations and communications.

CRITICAL SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:
Exceptional professional writing ability and experience are essential. Ability to produce written and quantitative material quickly and rigorously. Exceptional communications expertise. Knowledge of analytic and presentational software is essential.  Experience producing grant proposals, briefings, policy analysis, board materials, and other professional writing and presentation is required. Substantive knowledge of social work, public policy, public health, social services, community development, and international development is required

Preferred Education/Experience
Five years educational or professional experience in a university, nonprofit, or environment. Experience supporting executive level decisionmaking, research, communications, or development functions of the organization.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $3,558.75 - $4,626.38.

Interested candidates should submit applications electronically to:
https://jobs.wustl.edu >Job Opportunities> Search with Job Opening Number #28120

 
PI77894554

How To Apply

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