Administrative Support Assistant I (Temporary)

Tucson, AZ
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Enrollment Management

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Office of Orientation & New Student Services will be selecting one virtual Administrative Support Assistant I for the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. During the time of employment, we hope that the Administrative Support Assistant I can assist with the execution of live virtual presentations during the student and family orientation sessions. This includes assisting with testing technology and ensuring that presenters are well equipped, tested, and ready to present. In addition, this position will aid in the planning and development of our new virtual Extended Orientation program. The Administrative Support Assistant I is expected to work hand in hand with the Coordinator of Orientation in order to oversee and supervise the staff of approximately 30 student leaders. Arrangements to work remotely may be possible.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the execution of live presentations during the student and family orientation sessions. Assist with testing technology and ensuring that presenters are well equipped, tested, and ready to present. Assist with the planning and development of the virtual Extended Orientation program.
  • Prepare a leadership development training for orientation leaders’ May Training. Serve as a secondary supervisor for 27 student orientation leaders. Attend triage meetings with orientation staff to prepare for the upcoming sessions; take minutes and identify action items. Assist the Coordinator with overseeing student lead sessions during orientation.
  • Develop and update summer freeze communication plans for students who have been admitted and registered for orientation. Create tailored communication plans for high risk students to provide outreach and support. Lead ‘no-show’ communication efforts for students who missed their orientation session. Create a social media plan for Orientation & New Student Services including webinars, podcasts, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required

Preferred Qualifications:



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Organizational Administration

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Administrative Support

Job Function:

Organizational Administration

Type of criminal background check required::

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Logan Adams
email:[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.