The Tax Law Center at the NYU School of Law is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to support the Executive Director in all aspects of her work at a time of rapid organizational growth.
You are highly organized and excited to support the Executive Director of a new and growing center within the Law School. You have a track record of delivering results on assignments and excel at balancing time-sensitive requests and competing priorities. You are a clear communicator with emotional maturity and the ability to work well with people of different backgrounds and experiences. You are eager to work closely with academics, legal practitioners, and University administrative staff.
The Executive Assistant will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for the following:
A broad variety of administrative tasks for the ED including managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging meetings and complex plans or events, travel itineraries, and agendas; and compiling research and needed materials for projects and meetings.
Planning, coordinating, and ensuring the ED's schedule is followed and respected.
Researching, prioritizing, and following up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the ED, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature.
Providing similar support to other senior staff as the organization grows.
At least 2 years' experience supporting executive staff, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, advisory committee members, NYU staff, and external partners.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
Proven ability to handle information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of responsiveness.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, social media platforms, project management software such as Slack.
Commitment to advancing the Center's mission and plan for growth.
Your salary will fall between $60,000 and $90,000 per year depending on experience. You will be an employee of New York University, with access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions.
The Tax Law Center will be conducting work remotely through calendar year 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic and pending an assessment of workspace needs. The Tax Law Center is committed to providing a productive and supportive environment for all employees, and their perspectives will help define future space needs and/or remote work policies.
You will be asked to upload a resume.
Please do not upload a cover letter; instead, you will be asked to provide brief answers to three short questions as part of the application form.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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