Administrative Support Staff/Receptionist

Denton, TX
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Administrative Support Staff/Receptionist

Official Title
Non-Student Hourly

Position Number

International Affairs-Gen - 110300


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; 20-40 hours per week

Department Overview
UNT-International (UNT-I) is the administrative unit charged with directing all aspects of UNT's international operations and partnerships. UNT-I is a growing and strongly supported organization, and is central to the university's strategic internationalization.

In collaboration with more than a dozen colleges, schools and academic programs, UNT-I is aggressively expanding the university's global reach. The division serves more than 3,000 international students and more than 100 foreign scholars, primarily on the Denton campus, with departments and offices ranging from International Student and Scholar Services to the Intensive English Language Institute.

Job Description
The International Affairs Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Administrative Support Staff/Receptionist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Coordinating general daily operations of the office to maintain an efficient and effective working environment.
* Maintaining comprehensive front desk coverage to ensure that all office visitors and callers receive a prompt, accurate, and welcoming response and managing campus mail for the main office.
* Providing support to the Vice Provost for scheduling, purchasing, travel vouchers, routine correspondence, and general administrative tasks.
* Assisting the UNT-I main office team with deadlines, reports, and required documentation.
* Maintaining and scheduling the UNT-I conference room and assisting main office staff with outside room scheduling and event support as needed.
* Coordinating the purchase, maintenance and storage of all general supplies and technology tools for main office staff.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and two years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Skill in telephone etiquette and courteous communication with public, verbally and in writing.
* Skill in evaluating facts or situation to route calls/customers appropriately.
* Basic MS Office skills.
* Skill in the operation of a variety of office machines including, personal computers, telephones and copiers.
* Skill in filing and recordkeeping.
* Skill in English composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
* Skill in basic math.
* Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Excellent oral and written communication in English
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
* Excellent customer service

Special Instructions to Applicants
* Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Temporary Hourly

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