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RE-ADVERTISED - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR THE RECTOR
THE AFRO-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL AFRICA


Date Posted Jan. 22, 2021
Title RE-ADVERTISED - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR THE RECTOR
University THE AFRO-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL AFRICA
OYALA, Equatorial Guinea
Department RECTORY
Application Deadline Feb. 20, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Senior Executive Officer
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
 
 

The Afro-American University of Central Africa (AAUCA) is a public Equatorial Guinean higher education institution recently established at the heart of Africa (Oyala) that provides access to higher education students of diverse backgrounds and educational needs. AAUCA´s vision is to become a world-class university driven by research and innovation that fosters the intellectual development and success of its student population through a rigorous, positive, highly-internationalized and transformative educational experience.

AAUCA has commenced a comprehensive global search for the appointment of an Executive Assistant for the Rector. This constitutes an excellent opportunity for a young professional to become part of an educational institution that seeks to become a reference of the Equatorial Guinean and international higher education, very particularly thanks to the strong support granted by the national government and the strategic vision that drives the Organization.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:

1) As a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages (English-Spanish) and/or Language Interpretation (English-Spanish) with full proficiency in both languages. Holding additional academic degrees will provide further opportunities, as well as the proficiency command in French and Portuguese will be considered an asset;
2) Excellent verbal and written articulacy;
3) Proven experience in similar positions will be considered as a merit;
4) Experience of utilizing the full suite of Microsoft Office applications (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to an advance level), as well as proficiency user of MS-Teams, SharePoint, Zoom, and any project management software like Azendoo or other;
5) Must be flexible and skilled at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, exhibiting excellent prioritization and organizational skills, and in taking his/her own initiatives (self-starter);
6) Ability to anticipate Rector’s information needs and meet them satisfactorily.

DUTIS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The selected candidate shall provide a full range of administrative and organizational support for the Rector. He/she may handle confidential and sensitive information and requires exercising a high degree of professionalism, discretion, tact, resourcefulness and initiative. This post reports directly to the Rector.
1) To provide confidential, high level, efficient and effective language interpretation (Spanish-English and vice versa) to the Rector;
2) Oversee all administrative functions needed to support the Rector;
3) Act as first point of contact in Rector’s office, demonstrating a high level of autonomy and independent working and ability to manage conflicting demands to deal with all communication to the officer, including highly sensitive material.
4) Assist in coordinating projects and events under Rector’s Office and produce reports for the Rector in English;
5) Liaise with Faculty & Department members as far as meetings and communications are concerned, as well as collegiate University bodies;
6) Do all necessary typing, proofreading and editing documents, maintaining calendars, coordinating and scheduling meetings and appointments on behalf of the Rector;
7) Prepare briefing memo and relevant updates for Rector on outstanding projects;
8) Keep the office of the Rector secure & information confidential at all times;
9) Be an active player in the building of the leadership and prestige of AAUCA from the Rectory Office;
10) Various ad hoc requests.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Mr. Francesc Pedró
    The Afro-American University of Central Africa
    OYALA
    Equatorial Guinea
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  • info-iesalc@unesco.org

 

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