Office Support Associate

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Job Title
Office Support Associate

Official Title
Office Support Associate

Position Number

Physics - 122300


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; 20 hours per week

Department Overview
** This position is a part-time benefits eligible position.**

The Physics Department offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physics giving students the opportunity to participate in world class research and training opportunities. This Department's goal is to serve our region and nation through formal and informal education, while excelling as a center of technological excellence.

Job Description
The Physics Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Office Support Associate to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Assisting the director of the Physics Instructional Center (PIC) with the daily operations of the PIC and labs.
* Answering questions via email, phone and walk-in.
* Assisting students with login into testing & tutoring.
* Monitoring students in the testing center.
* Supervise tutors & lab instructors.
* Assist in maintaining lab manuals, checking for issues in possible printing, grammatical, and formatting; to provide changes to the publisher.
* Assist in Canvas to configure postings and communications.
* Assist with checking lab computers are operational and up to date.

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 High school diploma and three years of moderately 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:

* Advanced customer service skills.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* 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.

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

* Previous experience in an educational setting.
* Comfortable with computers and office programs.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Able to work positively with students.

Special Instructions to Applicants
** This position is a part-time benefits eligible position.**

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Part-time Permanent

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Posted: 1/12/2019
Application Due: 2/7/2019
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