I work in the education world as an administrative assistant (really, a glorified receptionist with some extra duties).
May 10,2023 at 1:16PM UTC
We will be hopefully getting a new curriculum program next year that will eliminate the need for me to do approximately 40-60% of my current workload (which is amazing and we're ALL looking forward to this new program, assuming it does everything we've been told it does).
At the same time, Boss2 (my main boss) is wanting to create 2 new events starting next year. She does not have enough time to do the planner, nor does Boss1; Boss3 might have time/inclination. Typically the admins get stuck with planning events, especially the new ones, though the boss(s) have a lot of input into new event creation; reoccurring events are fairly well-established things and don't need much input from the Bosses as we know what to do and how to do it.
Some duties from this year will be moved around, so I'll have some other new things, like managing the student folders, but probably not enough to fill a workday on a consistent basis after open enrollment is over.
The issue: My position seems to be morphing much more into a receptionist and event planner than the administrative assistant role it was advertised as. I do not want to be an event planner; this is not something I have an interest in nor do I want to develop skills in.
What suggestions do you have to broach this with my boss?
She already knows I do my best work behind the scenes, and managing our digital footprint.
To my knowledge, the other Admins have no real issues with their roles, with the exception of unbalanced workloads, which is being addressed.
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