Administrative Specialist II

Denton, TX
Jul 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Administrative Specialist II

Official Title
Administrative Specialist II

Position Number

Admissions-Gen - 164500


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; Occasional Overtime

Department Overview
The Office of Admissions is a vital contributor to the enrollment success at the University of North Texas through student outreach, recruitment endeavors and a commitment to providing personalized assistance to students throughout the college application and admissions process.

Job Description
The Office of Admissions Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Administrative Specialist II to join our team.

The Administrative Specialist II is a key member in the 5-person team responsible for processing both domestic and international undergraduate applications to UNT.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Verifying and data entry of academic credentials and test results.
* Updating application checklists.
* Entering admissions decisions.
* Entering transfer credit.
* Linking imaged documents to applications on file.
* Routing applications for counselor or committee review.
* Routing documents appropriately after admission to u.achieve or imaging.
* Processing admissions decision packets.
* Assisting students with inquiries re: applications via phone, email or in person.
* Excellent attention to detail, especially with high volume workload.
* Ability to prioritize.
* Flexibility to changing priorities.
* Excellent customer service skills.
* A can-do attitude.
* Ability to work both as a motivated individual and as a cohesive team.
* Willingness to work occasional extended hours during registration and peak processing periods.

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:

* Bachelor's degree,
* One year of experience in a college/university setting ,
* Experience in data entry and ten key.
* Experience in PeopleSoft and Microsoft Office.
* Physical ability to lift boxes of supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
* Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time and access file cabinets including pulling, bending, standing and stooping.
* Availability to work extended hours during registration periods as required.

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

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Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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