University of North Texas - Administrative Specialist IV

Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Geography Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Administrative Specialist IV to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Provide service as Graduate Secretary and assist the Graduate Advisor with organizing and admitting new graduate students.* Performs the clerical and administrative tasks connected with the support and supervision of graduate students and Teaching Assistants. * Serves as receptionist for main office and provides support for faculty which may include copying, typing or proctoring exams. 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 four years of progressively responsible office administration experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Intermediate MS Office skills.* Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and to coordinate the work of others.* Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.* Ability to conceptualize, plan and organize multiple assignments effectively.* Ability to work on tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness.* Knowledge of basic accounting/budgeting procedures.* Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships.* Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.* Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.