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Assistant To The Chair - Senior (Pathology)

Business Professionals
School of Medicine
20000947 Requisition #

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, responsible for providing senior professional executive level administrative support in business activities. Directly supports and serves as the designated representative by providing key administrative coordination of the daily activities of department or subdivision. May lead or mentor lower level team members and supervise a small group.

Job Duties:

  1. Manages the administrative, operational, and/or financial affairs of the Chair's/Executive level equivalent's office.
  2. Plans and coordinates appointments and maintains the fluid calendar to include professional and business schedules, speaking engagements, committee meetings, or related commitments.
  3. Prioritizes and ensures that all duties requiring action or attention are completed within prescribed deadlines.
  4. Represents the Chair/Executive level equivalent to faculty, administration, and staff and outside constituencies.
  5. Conveys instructions and information to departmental faculty and staff members, in a highly confidential manner.
  6. Advises the Chair/Executive level equivalent on policy, procedural and operational issues of the college.
  7. Assists by troubleshooting, clarifying policies, and exercising independent judgment when referring and/or providing solutions to identified issues.
  8. Coordinates the distribution, collection, and processing of information for required faculty reports to ensure compliance to departmental policies.
  9. Creates and composes correspondence for Chair/Executive level equivalent signature.
  10. Examines incoming correspondence and routes appropriately.
  11. Reviews and edits draft publications and other written documents.
  12. Transcribes and maintains copies of updated CV, depositions, reports, journal reviews, grants and other documents.
  13. Edits and approves for signature any correspondence prepared by other department personnel.
  14. Serves as a liaison to University offices as the first point of contact for faculty and Chair Office.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field is required.


  • Eight (8) years related experience is required.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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