Administrative Specialist II

Jonesboro, AR
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research and Technology Transfer

Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 9/26/17

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Administrative Specialist II composes, types, and edits various business correspondence including letters, memoranda, reports, minutes and forms, answers phones and coordinates departmental calendars, participates in administering workshops, conferences, and other RTT meetings as assigned, and is responsible for submitting requisitions, travel, budget transfers and pays invoices in Banner system.

Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.


Knowledge of record keeping procedures, principles and practices of mathematics and statistics, work-related subject area, and computers and software applications.

Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form, establish and maintain filing systems, operate standard office equipment, analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures, and communicate both orally and in writing.

General Days/Hours:

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


The Administrative Specialist II will interact daily with the Associate Vice Chancellor of Research, the Director of Research Development, RTT staff and the campus community. None.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma.

Two (2) years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.

Other job related Education and/or Experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval or the qualifications review committee.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.