Sr Administrative Specialist

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Sr Administrative Specialist

Official Title
Sr Administrative Specialist

Position Number

Economics - 121500


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm

Department Overview
**This position is open to internal candidates at the University of North Texas**

The Department of Economics offers a BA, BS, BBA, and MS in Economics. Our department is composed of eighteen full-time faculty who teach and conduct research.

Job Description
The Economics Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Sr Administrative Specialist to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Supports instructional activities: monitors supplies, places textbook orders, grades departmental exams, and makes copies of class handouts.
* Manages ECON Help Centers: assists with hiring process and sets work schedules; manages data gathering of Help Center uses.
* Functions as Schedule of Class coordinator.
* Graduate Student Support: Conducts graduate recruitment activities including some travel; organizes graduate student activities.
* Tracks enrollments and estimates course size.
* Serves as liaison with various UNT departments including Registrar, Graduate School, Classroom Support Services, and ODA.
* Manages social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) to promote department and university events.
* Plans and manages budgets for instructional supplies, Help Center hourly workers, recruitment travel, and graduate student activities.
* Supervises student employees.

The Sr. Administrative Specialist reports to the department Chair and Administrative Coordinator.

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 Bachelor's Degree and three years of highly responsible and varied office administration or business management experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Exceptional customer service skills.
* Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
* Knowledge of accounting/budgeting procedures.
* 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 programs and assignments effectively.
* Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness.
* Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
* Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.
* Supervisory skills.

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

* Experience working with faculty and staff in an academic department.
* Prior experience with UNT processes and procedures, especially EIS.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**This position is open to internal candidates at the University of North Texas**

Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter, and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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