Harlingen, TX
Oct 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4701Working TitleADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (UTRGV Employees Only)Number of Vacancies1LocationHarlingen, TexasDepartmentSchool of NursingFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job

To provide skilled administrative support and routine administrative support to the head of a large department and the departmental staff and/or faculty in an academic or non-academic area. Maintains financial data, which includes monthly budget and status reports.

Description of Duties

•Provides direct administrative support to the administrator of a large department.
•Creates letters, memos, reports, requisitions, and other material based on generic direction.
•Prepares agenda for meeting, schedules meetings, records and distributes minutes of meetings.
•Handles travel arrangements for supervisor and other office personnel.
•Responsible for all routine administrative functions and correspondence.
•Composes letters, memos, reports, requisitions, research papers, class related papers, exams, and other material from rough drafts or notes from a superior.
•Acts as receptionist.
•Screens visitors and telephone calls.
•Makes appointments.
•Orders supplies and arranges for repair of equipment.
•Organizes and maintain records and filing systems.
•May assist in processing various student forms and requests for the appropriate review and approvals.
•May provide general program information and materials to students and/or direct students to the appropriate student services resources.
•May assist in coordination, planning, and/or staffing of departmental meetings and events as needed for outreach, recruitment & education.
•Processes personnel actions upon direction of the supervisor.
•Monitors complex records and prepares reports from a variety of materials.
•Monitors expenditures and income against the budgets, maintains accurate accounting ledgers and facilitates monthly reconciliations of accounts. Maintains a wide variety of academic, fiscal, personnel and administrative records and files consisting of confidential and official matters.
•Keeps and maintain inventory and personnel records.
•Receives, sorts and distributes mail.
•May assist in the preparation of budgets, grant requests, class schedules and other periodic reports.
•May track vacation, arrange for back-up coverage and process time cards for any assigned employees.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from Chair or Director of a large Department with at least 10 regular FTE’s.

Supervision Given

May supervise support staff and temporary employees.

Required Education

Associate degree in a related field or experience as outlined below.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

Three (3) years of office administrative experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a 1-on-1 basis.

Preferred Experience

Experience obtained within higher education.


Knowledge of the use of personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Excellent, professional office environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Must have excellent customer service, interpersonal, organizational, and verbal skills.

Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date10/19/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing / Publication Sample
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. Reference Letter 1
  7. Reference Letter 2
  8. Reference Letter 3
  9. Multi Media
  10. Certifications and Licenses
  11. Training Certificates
  12. Other Document
  13. List of 3 References
  14. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  15. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  16. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  17. Letter of Interest
  18. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  19. Additional Document

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