Temporary Administrative Assistant - Hourly

Boulder, Colorado
May 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:


Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

Temporary StaffSchedule:

Part-TimePosting Close Date:

02-May-2021Date Posted:

30-Apr-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe Office of Diversity, Equity, Community and Engagement (ODECE) encourages applications for a Temporary Administrative Assistant. This position is currently a temporary part-time position with hours that may range from 20 to 40 hours per week, dependent on Council needs and projects. The Administrative Assistant reports to the IDEA Council Co-Chairs. The position exists to assist the IDEA Council Co-Chairs, Council members, Ex-Officio members, Project Change Manager, Business Analyst and campus partners by providing high quality service, excellent administrative duties, and strong communication.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Inclusion Diversity& Equity in Academics (IDEA) Council comprised of a representative body comprised of 26 students, staff, and faculty charged with prioritizing the diversity and inclusion recommendations in the IDEA Plan: https://www.colorado.edu/odece/diversity-plan/idea-council
The IDEA Council is an autonomous unit that makes recommendations to university executive leaders and units outlined in the IDEA Plan as well as assesses and reports on progress toward IDEA Plan implementation. The Chancellor, Provost, Chief Operating Officer, Vice Chancellor of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement as well as the newly appointed Senior Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion provide guidance, support, and take on responsibility for the implementation of these recommendations. What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Provide high-quality service including high quality communication (written and verbal), correspondence (in-person and email), and detailed organizational skills
  • Schedule appointments and meetings, while takin meeting minutes, and reporting meeting minutes back out to the group
  • Manage council emails and send council meeting reminders and agendas
  • Connect new and current employees with existing affinity groups, while coordinating with Human Resources
  • General administrative work as needed by the department
  • Assist in the management of the IDEA council website and other projects as assigned
What You Should KnowThis is a part-time, hourly temporary position. What We Can OfferThe compensation for this position is $21.63 per hour ($45,000 full time annual basis) BenefitsTemporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave. Be StatementsBe Diverse. Be Inclusive. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Three years of general clerical or administrative service experience.
    • Appropriate education can substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

What You Will Need
  • Demonstrate a dedication to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members with a diverse group of backgrounds
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficiency in Google Suite applications, including Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Calendar, chat/messaging functions, or experience with comparable platforms
  • Experience interacting with students, staff, & faculty or comparable/transferrable diverse roles and diverse age groups
  • Excellent customer service
  • Proven ability to work as a team member within a collaborative work environment
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and problem-solve
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple projects and requests
  • Strong follow-through, organizational, planning and analytical skills
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Knowledge of website design and management
  • Sensitivity to, and appreciation of, cultural, political and geographical differences-with ability to work well with faculty, staff and students from around the world
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
1. A current resume that includes date ranges and whether the position was full-time or part-time.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by May 2, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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