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Executive Assistant II

Apply now Department: 3670008010 Human Capital Services
Job no: 514499
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Human Resources, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 12A

About This Role:

This position reports to and provides senior-level administrative support to the Vice President of Human Capital Services. The incumbent evaluates, directs, and organizes all matters referred to the office, provides oversight and support for all major executive functions and ensures compliance with all applicable procedures, policies, and regulations. The person in this position works independently and confidentially to handle complex, sensitive situations with the potential to have major impact on the university as a whole.

Why Join Us:

To better serve faculty and staff, the university established the Division of Human Capital Services to focus on recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse and highly qualified workforce. This division maximizes the university's ability to support the needs of all employees, including faculty, unclassified professionals, support staff and students. 

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree (or work equivalent) and six to ten years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seven years of experience supporting executive level administration.
  • Five years of experience in a higher education environment.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources best practices.
  • Use of the Microsoft Office suite to include MS Word, Excel, One Note and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to perform web site edits and develop communications.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working within a team environment and/or independently.
  • Strong English and grammar skills. 
  • Basic accounting skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Current resume
  2. Cover letter

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For priority consideration, apply by January 31st, 2023. 

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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