Administrative Specialist III

Denton, TX
Sep 15, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Administrative Specialist III

Official Title
Administrative Specialist III

Position Number

Mathematics - 122000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Department Overview
The Mathematics department at UNT is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting department with 23 tenure-track and tenured faculty members, 26 lecturers and adjuncts, and 55 graduate students. Tenured and tenure-track faculty members pursue research in mathematics. Many are internationally renowned in their areas of expertise. Mathematics department instructors teach graduate students, math majors, science and engineering majors, specialized service math classes for students in business and education, and university core math classes required for all UNT students. At every level, mathematics department members are dedicated to providing their students with effective, high-quality instruction.

Job Description
The Mathematics Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Administrative Specialist III to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Greeting visitors to the Math department (1st point of contact)
* Communicating via e-mail & in person with customers, students, parents, faculty, & staff
* Answering phones
* Xerox liaison for department copiers
* Maintaining supply inventory for Math Lab, Math Quest Center and classrooms
* Assisting other staff members with projects
* Assisting office manager with new employee orientation/onboarding each semester
* Assisting with online placement testing as needed
* Assisting office manager with annual physical inventory
* Departmental record retention co-coordinator
* Responsible for directing student assistants for daily errands as needed
* Other duties as assigned

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 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.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Two years' experience in a college/university setting
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
* Ability to work without close supervision
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* Experience in PeopleSoft a plus
* Experience with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a plus

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

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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