Administrative Specialist III

Job description

School of Teacher Education

Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 11/18/18

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Administrative Specialist III ls responsible for coordinating office activities; processing paperwork for faculty and students; researching and preparing special reports; and developing, revising, and implementing administrative policies and procedures as directed by the supervisor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organize, process, and maintain records of Teacher Education candidates seeking program admission and licensure
  • Enter and maintain budgets for the office in a timely manner, which requires creating reports to verify budget information, and monitoring expenditures related to the budget
  • Enter and maintain data for Praxis exams in database program to facilitate access of reports
  • Maintain the Director’s Calendar and assist Director with meetings, reports, and etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of computers and software applications with proficiency in Microsoft Office and record keeping procedures, the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics

Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports, develop, plan, and implement short and long-term office goals, analyze financial records and prepare reports, establish and maintain filing systems and operate standard office equipment, and plan, organize, and direct the work of others

Skills in organizing, prioritizing, and implementing projects.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work efficiently in a team environment.

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Complete all final copies of the Federal Title ll report card, Teacher Education Program Assessment Report, Exit Evaluation Report, Institutional Summary Report, Follow-Up Report and Teacher Intern Handbooks.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma

One (1) year of specialized training in Business Management, Business Education, or a related field

Three (3) years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or parts of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of 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.





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Job No:
Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 11/18/2018
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