Sr Administrative Specialist

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Job Title
Sr Administrative Specialist

Official Title
Sr Administrative Specialist

Position Number

Business-Dean's Off - 131100


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm, Wednesdays stay until 7 pm, some weekends required

Department Overview
The Professional Leadership Program (PLP) is going into our 25th year of serving students and developing them with a servant leadership mentality. PLP has a unique and diverse talent portfolio as a result of campus wide recruiting across all of 14 Colleges. Unique and distinctive to PLP is the 1:1 Mentorship Model that each Student/Mentee has the opportunity to leverage during the academic year. PLP consistently builds and maintains relationships with campus representatives, students, PLP Alumni, corporate partners, and not for profit partners.

Job Description
The Business-Dean's Office 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:

* Responsible for the management of administrative operations for PLP
* Responsible for oversight of budget (including reporting and forecasting), purchasing, travel, human resources, and property control functions.
* Analyzes and makes recommendations on existing processes and is responsible for implementing approved changes. Responsible for developing new administrative processes.
* Responsible for non-routine correspondence, data compilation and analysis, preparation of reports, forms, meeting notes.
* May also provide direct support for an administrator including: calendar maintenance, correspondence and related responsibilities.
* Assist in student training and development, curriculum design, and any additional student management needs.
* Coordination of PLP board, mentor, and all corporate communications sent on behalf of the office.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit resume with online application and a cover letter explaining why this position interests you.

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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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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 9/18/2018
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