University of North Texas Dallas - Senior Administrative Associate

Aug 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Senior Administrative Associate .

The University ? the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city ? seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow?s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: is specialized professional administrative work planning and aiding in the business management and staff services functions of an academic administrator?s office. An employee in this class operating with a high level of initiative and judgement is responsible for a variety of complex decisions and administrative services. Instructions received are usually general and minimal. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Reports to the Director of Academic Success and Bar readiness, and 0versees administrative operations in the Office of Academic Success and Bar Readiness.* Promptly completes assignments and keeps calendars for Director and Assistant Directors.* Serves as personal assistant to the Office of Academic Success and Bar Readiness, maintaining calendar, appointments, correspondence and files.* Monitors and executes expenditures within budgets.* Assists the Director Academic Success and Bar Readiness in preparation of speeches, reports and in responses to official inquires.* Assists the Office of Academic Success and Bar Readiness in preparation of workshops and other large scale programming.* Provides input and administrative support for proposed programs and operational changes.* Provides staff assistance in negotiation and administration of contracts and grants.* Maintains contact and liaison with other university offices and external agencies as requested.* Coordinates special assignments and projects.* Follows appropriate safety procedures and security measures related to work performed.* Understands and follows rules regarding principles of confidentiality relating to all office and student matters.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.