Administrative Assistant to the Chair(s)

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Admin Support Specialist - Advanced

Working Title:

Administrative Assistant to the Chair(s)

Position Number:

00052695

Vacancy ID:

P012534

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$41,240 - $45,834

Pay Band Information:

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Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN08

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
This position will operate remotely until UNC returns to campus, which is anticipated in Summer/Fall of 2021.

Department Name and Number:

English and Comp Literature-311500

Date First Posted:

03/30/2021

Closing Date:

04/13/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC - Greenlaw Hall

Position Posting Category:

Administrative/Clerical Support

Department Description:

The Department of English and Comparative Literature is a vibrant and diverse department with a global reach. Our course offerings present a diversity of approaches to the study, production, and appreciation of literary and nonliterary texts. We pursue a four-fold mission to 1) explore the history and significance of American, British, and world literature; 2) promote interdisciplinary connections and incorporate the study of culture, theory, and history into our research and courses; 3) offer training in rigorous thinking, precise analysis, and critical reading; and 4) foster practical skills in rhetoric, composition, and expression in essays, creative pieces, even emerging forms of digital media. English and Comparative Literature is home to the undergraduate and graduate programs in English and the undergraduate and graduate programs in Comparative Literature. The English program is comprised of primary and secondary undergraduate majors, undergraduate minors and secondary minors, and over 108 graduate students. The Comparative Literature program is made up of primary and secondary undergraduate majors, undergraduate minors and secondary minors, and graduate students. English and Comparative Literature is also home to the undergraduate minors in Creative Writing, Global Cinema, Composition Rhetoric, and Digital Literacy, and Latina/o Studies. The Curriculum in American Studies was established in 1968 and became The Department of American Studies in 2008. It was one of the first interdisciplinary programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since then, American Studies has developed tradition Southern Studies and American Indian Studies.The American Studies program is comprised of primary and secondary undergraduate majors, undergraduate minors and secondary minors, and masters and doctoral students. The Department’s commitment to interdisciplinary approaches empowers students to value the nation’s complexity by engaging with a variety of historical, literary, artistic, political, social and ethnic perspectives. American Studies majors graduate with a comprehension of these dynamics of American culture that prepares them to make a responsible and critical difference in the variety of professions they choose to pursue. The Department of American Studies is home to the undergraduate and graduate programs in American Studies, the undergraduate minor and graduate program in Folklore.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

This position is considered a Administrative Specialist and will serve as a Administrative Executive and Assistant to the Chair for two dynamic Departments; The Department of American Studies and the Department of English & Comparative Literature respectively. In the capacity as Assistant to the Chair, the incumbent is responsible for assisting two Chairs and the Business Officer in processing all necessary paperwork, meetings, events, travel, and administration for the Departments as needed. This position will also serve as a secondary financial and accounting specialist in the departments by assisting with processing travel, purchasing, reimbursements and other transactions.This position will also be the primary staff event coordinator for departmental events like commencement, guest speakers and awards ceremonies for both departments.The incumbent will also liaison with the faculty and staff in both Departments to create a team effort in executing the goals of the various areas of study as needed.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to self-task and remain organized. Professionalism is a must. Experience working in a collaborative environment and the ability to work on a team. Ability to show excellent communication skills in all mediums and environments. Experience in event planning, project management, budget planning and marketing desired. Experience with Microsoft Suite and Adobe with emphasis on Excel, Outlook, Calendaring & Word. Experience working in Connect Carolina, Banner or other systems highly desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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