Part-Time Administrative Assistant: DU Center for Immigration and Policy Research

University of Denver
Colorado, USA, Denver
$20.00 - $24.00 per hour

Job Details

The University of Denver Center for Immigration Policy and Research (DU CIPR) is a multidisciplinary center centered on migration. DU CIPR primarily focuses on Latin-American immigrant populations, the Rocky Mountain region, and associated transnational dynamics of migration. The center emerged from a collaborative process funded by a Knowledge Bridge award from the University of Denver.

Position Summary:

The DU Center for Immigration Policy and Research seeks an energetic and experienced part-time administrative assistant to support the center and its programs.

Essential Functions:

The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the CIPR co-directors and affiliated faculty to ensure the operational and logistical needs of CIPR and its projects are met.

Perform a variety of duties including assisting with events and experiential programs, coordinating meetings, arranging travel, and overseeing the needs of student research assistants.

Lead and manage the center budget and records, working with data from a variety of sources and creating spreadsheets, supporting faculty research efforts, maintaining communications to students and the general public and supporting the various projects of the Center.

The ideal candidate will be task-oriented, detail-conscious and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with all levels of administration, faculty, and outside parties from diverse cultures and of diverse ages.
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be effective independently.
  • Self-starter who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Strong office software and database skills.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

Required Qualifications:

  • One year of relevant previous work experience.
  • Experience managing budgets and making travel arrangements for others.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, database, data collection, and report generating experience, and the willingness to learn new systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic setting.
  • Experience developing communications materials, including contact databases, websites, email announcements, and social media.
  • Knowledge of Banner Financial System and Event Management Software (25Live).
  • Knowledge of issues in migration/immigration.

Work Schedule:
Part-time, 10-20 hours a week, work schedule will be discussed with co-directors.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Application Deadline:
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Hourly Range:
The hourly range for the position is $20.00-$24.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


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