Administrative Specialist - Counseling & Accessibilities

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Posting Details

Job Title Administrative Specialist - Counseling & Accessibilities Location Alpine Department Counseling Center Job No. Posting Date 02/26/2019 End Date Until Filled Yes Appointment Date Salary $21,775.00 Required

High school graduate or equivalent with business courses. Three years secretarial experience or combination of experience and/or training. Keyboarding 50 wpm; standard office machines; computer skills.


Preferred: College or business school courses in Accounting or related area; More than three years experience, with part at SRSU or other related experience. Word processing, database, and spreadsheet computer program skills.

Primary Responsibilities

Essential: Performs tasks requiring skill in keyboarding and computer usage; may transcribe varied material from dictation or draft; may type correspondence, forms, statistical reports, tests, manuscripts, or proposals; composes routine correspondence and compiles reports; maintains various records and filing systems; handles and maintains confidential information; serves as receptionist; opens and routes mail; makes appointments and travel arrangements; may assist with preparation of programs or publications, maintains inventory and may order materials for department; may handle money; may grade papers; may maintain department webpages. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
Non-Essential: Assists with employment function; assists with applicant tracking; enters new employee data in computer; calculates prior state service for incoming full time employees; verifies that employees listed on the temporary employment form have completed new hire paperwork; communicates University policy and procedures campus wide; high degree of contact with public; prepares purchase requisitions; maintains confidential records; prepares forms, letters, memos, and complex reports. Duties unique to the particular department and other duties as assigned.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.


It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.

At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.


Instructions to applicants

Submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references

Applicant Documents Required Documents
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  2. Cover Letter
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