University of North Texas - Administrative Specialist III

Aug 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Political Science Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Administrative Specialist III to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Assisting in the administration of the undergraduate, graduate, moot court, and prelaw programs by assisting the departmental advisers in responding to student inquiries; organizing and sending out placement files and letters of recommendation; maintaining files on students; assisting with program and degree assessment; maintaining data bases on current and former undergraduate and graduate students; preparing and managing email lists of students; faculty book orders; and other such work to assist the department's student advisers. * Work includes public contact in interpreting and promoting the department's programs and rendering administrative decisions. * Applicants must have familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word and ability to learn various UNT systems, e.g., trac dat, drupal, curriculog, ePRO, ePAR, and p-card.* Work is performed under general supervision, with assignments typically reflecting continuing responsibility for designated activities. 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. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Basic MS Office skills.* Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.* Ability to effectively communicate.* Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.* Skill in composing routine letters and preparing reports.* Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.