Senior Administrative Assistant

Yale University

About the organization

Since its founding in 1701, Yale University has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations. Yale’s reach is both local and international. It partners with its hometown of New Haven, Connecticut to strengthen the city’s community and economy. And it engages with people and institutions across the globe in the quest to promote cultural understanding, improve the human condition, delve more deeply into the secrets of the universe, and train the next generation of world leaders.

Yale offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


The Economic Growth Center (EGC) at Yale promotes the use of economics research to inform and promote policy that enables markets and states that empower all citizens. EGC’s incoming Director Rohini Pande is currently seeking an Senior Administrative Assistant. The Senior Administrative Assistant will support the faculty director across a range of duties, including fostering a robust environment for affiliated Yale researchers and facilitating an exciting portfolio of research-policy partnerships in South Asia.


Required Education and Experience:
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

•Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with Outlook, Excel, and Word. Proven ability to manipulate and share data within spreadsheets. Proven ability to work with various types of computer software and programs and quickly learn new types of software and programs.

•Strong oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to draft correspondence.

•Demonstrated ability of multi-tasking skills in a busy office environment. Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively address multiple projects, often with conflicting deadlines, with a high degree of accuracy.

•Exceptional interpersonal skills. Proven ability to interact with a diverse group of people. Proven ability to plan and schedule seminars and meetings. Ability to provide coverage and assistance to other areas based on operational needs.

•Demonstrated ability managing simple budgets.



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