Maria L. Santiago
***A Avenue B
Bayonne, NJ ****2
*/****- */**** ***** Peter’s University Jersey City, N.J.
Administrative Assistant to the Director for Campus Ministry
(Downgrade due to departmental reorganization)
Same duties as below but reporting to Director of Campus Ministry.
8/2010 – 4/2018 Saint Peter’s University Jersey City, N.J.
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Office of Campus Ministry
Provide the leadership role in administrative duties.
Coordination of internal and external meetings.
Coordinate personal and professional travel arrangements.
Supervise, coordinate, and process the fiscal affairs of the departments.
Procurement of office supplies.
Schedule, prepare agenda for, take, transcribe and compose minutes of executive level meetings.
Initiate and prepare correspondence.
Obtain pertinent materials from resources and assemble the information into usable form for departmental use.
Relieve the Vice President and Director of Campus Ministry of details and act on their behalf in providing authorized information on a “need to know” basis.
Provide ongoing “business-as-usual” continuity in their absence. This includes providing screening and referrals in response to daily inquiries.
Assist in coordinating and promoting University and Church events (Baccalaureate Mass, Mass of the Holy Spirit, retreats, community service events, etc.)
Electronically approve/decline requests for use of venues under the department’s purview.
Assist the Director of Campus Ministry in training and supervising all student Campus Ministers.
Commitment to adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net: The Saint Peter’s University Handbook.
5/1997 – 8/2010 Saint Peter’s University
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Business Jersey City, N.J.
Assistant Secretary to the College and Board of Trustees
Room Reservations/Special Events and Conferencing Coordinator
Ensure confidentiality of all materials and matters
Manage the calendars, coordinate meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements.
Prepare expense reports.
Screen phone calls; relieve staff of details and act on their behalf in providing authorized information on a “need to know” basis; in the absence of the Vice President.
Provide on-going “business-as-usual” continuity.
Track and handle office budget expenditures; design, establish and maintain a management information system
Maintain university contract files
Order supplies and request equipment service
Supervise student workers and secretarial staff.
Prepare agenda for, take, transcribe and compose minutes for the Finance and Business Committee of the Board of Trustees.
Assist in preparation of administrative and financial reports.
Corporate credit card administrator (ensuring timely processing of credit card requests and cancellations)
Various other diverse related and unrelated duties.
Additionally, assisted in creating and implementing an online room reservations system; coordinate room reservations with service departments; coordinate special events (internal and external); schedule bartending assignments; maintain and update the online master calendar; ensure that contracts, fees and certificates of insurance are submitted accurately and on a timely basis; serve as liaison with city and other government officials with regard to special events held on Campus; assisted in developing policy and operating procedures; various other diverse related and unrelated duties.
8/2005 – 2010 Pearson Education Massachusetts
Chief Test Administrator – New York State Teacher Certification Examinations at NYC Metropolitan Area Sites
Per Diem Employment
Hire, train, and supervise test administration staff.
Receive and inventory test materials on day of examination administration.
Ensure maximum security and minimum disturbance during administration.
Maintain the schedule.
Respond to and document irregularities and examinee questions.