Education: Bachelor’s degree or related experience.
Experience: A minimum of 3 – 5 years of successful experience in an administrative capacity is required. Must have demonstrated experience in one or more subject areas that fall under this position: contract management, operational systems management, human resources, financial management, or events management. Must have demonstrated experience as a member of an administrative or operations team where collaboration, problem solving, and implementation of administrative procedures was required. Experience managing interns or volunteers is a plus.
Skills: Must have excellent oral and written communication and problem-solving skills, and be capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Must demonstrate sound strategic thinking and display a systems-oriented approach to problem solving. A high level of internal accountability, self-organization, attention to detail, and discipline is required. Excellent computer skills, including, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and demonstrated understanding of structures of complex databases, is required. Must excel at working with people at all levels with an openly engaging, energetic, and diplomatic personality, and must have an aptitude for positively encouraging a team environment. Must have the ability to maintain composure and flexibility, demonstrate discretion, and make sound and safe professional judgments.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.