Administrative Support Specialist - Journey

Greensboro, NC
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number S1325

Position Number 999100

Position Classification Title Adminstrative Support Spec

Functional Title Administrative Support Specialist - Journey

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

UNCG School of Nursing offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP, PhD). The purpose of the School of Nursing is to provide for excellence of educational opportunity by adherence to the principles of the philosophy of the school and by the competence and dedication of its faculty and staff in preparing students to practice and to advance in professional nursing. We strive to offer programs of academic excellence to the end that the quality of health care provided for the citizens of North Carolina will be improved. The Business Office serves to coordinate SON business affairs; plan and conduct budget implementation, manage expenditures according to university, state, and funding source guidelines, policies and procedures, and prepare reports for a variety of constituencies.

The School of Nursing is currently seeking qualified candidates to consider for an Administrative Support Specialist position.

The major purpose of this position is to provide support and assistance to the Business Officer, Dean and School of Nursing to meet financial management best practices, budgetary and auditable expenditures including clerical duties and databases for the school. This involves working with Dean and supervisor to a) assist in maintaining budgets based on state and university policies and procedures; b) assist in the purchasing process for supplies and equipment; c) assist with reports in a timely, complete and accurate manner; and d) communicate in a collaborative and professional manner. The major responsibilities of this position are to assist with financial management of budgets for various funding state, trust and donor accounts and purchasing necessary supplies and equipment. Responsibilities include performing administrative support tasks, as well as explaining and interpreting program information to clients/ customers and staff. Clerical duties will include processing accounting forms such as BANFINs and travel forms as well as making copies and filing. The position requires multiple modes of communication with on campus and off campus persons, offices, and agencies. It is the staff member's responsibility to support the Dean, Associate Deans, program directors and primarily the Business Officer in these activities. It is necessary for the person in this position to establish a satisfactory means of prioritizing work responsibilities in order to support the business affairs, financial management, assist other administrators, faculty, staff and students as needed and as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or other related field. 3-5 years experience in administrative spport.

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interview will last for 1-1.5 hours. Will be expected to complete a budget/ database exercise as a part of the interview.

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range $33,100 - $37,934

Org #-Department Dean's Office, School of Nursing - 12801

Work Hours of Position 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday, with rare evening or weekends

Job Family Administrative and Managerial

Band Specialist

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

BUDGETING: Exercises responsibility for administering the budget, which includes making recommendations regarding the use and distribution of funds within the department.

INFORMATION/ RECORDS ADMINISTRATION: Coordinates varied records processing activities requiring the application and some interpretation of agency procedures, policies, laws, and regulations. Reviews information for completeness and accuracy using multiple guidelines.

PROGRAM KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the area of specialization, the program, process, and/or organizational operation. May be the content/process resource

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: Composes and organizes ideas logically, works in multiple formats such as letters, memos, reports or presentations, and can change/adjust style to meet the needs of the program and audience. Reviews sensitive materials and edits content constructively

OFFICE TECHNOLOGY: Selects, understands and fully applies a variety of features in software programs, databases, information systems, and specialized equipment.

VERBAL COMMUNICATION: Presents ideas in a clear, concise, organized manner. Explains and interprets programs, policies and procedures to meet the specific needs of staff and clients. Advises program staff/clients in all matters related to program operations.

Open Date 09/12/2017

Close Date 09/22/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 61

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following options best describes your education history?
    • No Response
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
    • Associate's Degree
    • 3 years of college coursework
    • 2 years of college coursework
    • 1 year of college coursework
    • less than 1 year of college coursework
    • High School Diploma or GED
  2. * How many years of experience in a directly related field do you have?
    • No Response
    • 4 or more years
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • 4 months
    • less than 4 months
  3. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  4. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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