External Funding Unit – United Arab Emirates University , UAE

Job Description Duties and Responsibilities
 Performs a variety of administrative and/or secretarial support activities such as composing replies to correspondence on own initiative, interpreting and explaining established policy and procedure in response to inquiries from a variety of sources.  Assigns work to office staff and monitors its production.  Prepares or directs preparation of minutes, notices, manuals, agendas, decrees and correspondence with all supporting documentation, requiring application of a specialized knowledge of the assigned function.  Researches, summarizes and analyses information; compiles data to prepare special and recurring reports containing specialized information; selects relevant information from a variety of sources.  Screens phone calls and visitors, directing to appropriate staff or department when necessary; provides information requiring comprehensive knowledge and may interpret department policy, procedure and operations.  Types or word processes correspondence, reports or other documents from rough draft, corrects grammar, spelling and punctuation errors; edits wording without changing intended message.  Corresponds with University and department staff answering queries and providing assistance to enhance customer service and unit workflow. Develops and maintains processes and procedures for handling customer matters.

Minimum Qualification
Education and Experience • Baccalaureate Degree / Higher Diploma • 2 – 5 years relevant experience
Preferred Qualification Education and Experience • Baccalaureate Degree / Higher Diploma • 2 – 5 years relevant experience
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Skills • Takes minutes at meetings. • Develops presentations for meetings. • Schedule meetings. • May handle petty cash. • May assist the design, writing and editing of various documents and publications. • May administer and provide training on databases or systems which support the unit. • Other duties
as assigned by immediate supervisor

Special Instructions to Applicant
Division Associate Provost for Research
Department External Funding Unit
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Staff
Salary 0 to 0 AED

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