Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Executive Aide

Department Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis - 23100 Pay Grade 6 Job Category Support Staff Job Summary

The Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) department consists of eight full-time faculty and one staff member. ELPA offers challenging curricula in multiple graduate-level degree programs designed to develop strong leaders in the public and private sectors. ELPA students complete internships and development activities aimed at targeting their individual leadership and career focus while expanding their current knowledge and understanding of the leadership field.

Executive Aide reports directly to the departmental chair and provides administrative/clerical support to the department chair and works closely with a department faculty staff. This position will oversee the departmental office and associated equipment; provide general and administrative support duties; manage the general departmental budget (ex: monitor the financial accounts, manage/prepare travel documents, reimbursements, and order supplies for the chemistry department); hire, train, and supervise student workers; help manage graduate-assistant tasks; build/manage course schedules; enter course permits and schedules proposals; prepare contracts (ex: draft and manage faculty and graduate student contracts); assist in problem-solving; coordinate the flow of work and people through the departmental office; and perform other related duties as assigned.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, education benefits, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https: // www.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should demonstrate commitment and contribute to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary describes the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of database preparation and management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED plus one year of clerical/administrate office experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience reflecting the responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities (relevant part-time experience may be considered).
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three (3) years of experience in a role that involves customer service, organization, and successful prioritization and completion of multiple tasks
  • Salary $29,840 annually

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SS01322P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No Open Date 05/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How many years of experience do you have working in an office environment?
  • 1-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • More than 10
  • What is the highest level of education you have obtained?
  • Less than a High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 Year College
  • 2 Years College
  • 3+ Years College
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Rate your expertise in utilizing Microsoft Office tools (scale 1-5, with 1= no experience and 5 = expert level experience). Please justify your rating with examples.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Executive Aide


    East Tennessee State University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Social Science