Administrative Assistant

Job description

This position serves as primary administrative assistant to the Department of Art and Art History. The employee in this position provides administrative assistance for the department and chair and faculty, through processing travel requests and reimbursements, scheduling meetings, serving as a public contact for students and providing information on campus sources and policies. The position maintains accurate ordering and processing of a high volume of materials and equipment for the studio areas of photography, ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing and printmaking as well as the accurate budgeting of records and accounts; processes check requests, honorariums, part time figure model employment and payroll documents as well as student employment payroll documents. This position works with the Department Chair to schedule over 52 sections of studio art and art history courses each semester. This requires working closely with the Chair and other faculty to determine accuracy and make adjustments as needed. Prepares resulting documents for approval by Dean and subsequent posting online.We are looking for an efficient administrative professional who has:

  • A Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of administrative and office management experience, or
    • an Associate's degree and 3-5 years of administrative and office management experience, or
    • a high school diploma and 5 years or more of administrative and office management experience.
The ideal candidate will also have experience in
  • budgeting and fund management. Previous experience with
  • computer programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Banner, Photoshop, website maintenance, etc.
  • strong "people" skills and the ability to communicate clearly in writing and in person.
Specific knowledge of art related equipment and/or experience in monitoring departmental and gallery budgets is desired as this position requires extensive material and equipment management.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Applications accepted through March 12, 2018 or 11:59 p.m. on the closing date specified in the job posting.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.





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Posted: 3/1/2018
Application Due: 3/21/2018
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