Administrative Coordinator - NamUs

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Administrative Coordinator - NamUs

Center for Human ID - 304600

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Department Overview
The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System ( is a program funded by the National Institute of Justice and managed by the UNT Health Science Center's Center for Human Identification. NamUs is a free, online repository for case information, which can be searched by medical examiners, coroners, law enforcement officials and the general public in hopes of resolving missing and unidentified person cases across the country. NamUs also provides analytical and forensic resources to resolve these cases.

Position Details
The Center for Human Identification Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Administrative Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Respond to daily requests from UNTCHI Evidence Custodians and coordinate with Regional Program Specialists (RPSs) to facilitate the entry of cases into NamUs.
* Respond to incoming telephone calls and messages on the toll-free national NamUs hotline, entering new case reports into NamUs as necessary.
* Coordinate travel for NamUs staff, assist with the coordination of meetings and training seminars, maintain a program calendar for remote and on-site NamUs staff, and assist with the submission and reimbursement of expense reports related to NamUs staff travel.
* Participate in data cross-reference projects and data entry projects, to include updating DNA information in NamUs and creating new NamUs missing person entries.
* Assisting with the development of NamUs outreach materials, and shipment of materials for NamUs training/outreach events, and perform other administrative duties as assigned.

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.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

* Two years of administrative assistant or customer service experience, preferably in a criminal justice or victim advocate setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

* The selected applicant will be required to obtain an Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Public Trust security clearance upon hire due to the criminal justice sensitive data contained in NamUs. A Public Trust security clearance includes, but is not limited to, an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check, a National Credit Bureau Search, citizenship verification, and residence verification for the previous 5-7 years.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

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Work Schedule
Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?

Security Sensitive?

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?

Require a certification?


Official Job Title
Administrative Coordinator

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Job Category
Office Personnel





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Posted: 12/24/2018
Application Due: 2/22/2019
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