Colgate University is seeking an Assistant to the President. This position is responsible for: management of the President’s calendar, ensures meetings are properly sequenced and reflect the strategic priorities of the President, ensures President receives sufficient background and preparation material in a timely manner prior to scheduled meetings, and ensures all meetings are properly scheduled and managed consistent with the highly visible nature of President’s meetings.

Responsibilities also include the coordination of information flow to and from the President, to include timely updates, campus email distributions, phone calls, and correspondence; management and scheduling of the President’s travel (including travel of President’s Spouse/Partner); ensures travel plans meet the timing, strategic and other scheduling needs of the President; and coordination of Cabinet and other high-level meetings. Responsible for management of on-campus entertainment events hosted by the President, to include management of guest lists, logistics, facilities, catering, invitations, and other aspects of Presidential events.

Serves as welcoming first source of contact for callers and visitors to the president’s office, referring individuals to the appropriate office, if necessary. Responsible for exercising significant discretion when scheduling access to the President.

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