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Administrative Coordinator

University of North Texas

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Title: Administrative Coordinator

Employee Classification: Administrative Coordinator

Campus: University of North Texas

Division: UNT-Provost

SubDivision-Department: UNT-Ryan College of Business

Department: UNT-Info Tech & Decision Sci-131320

Job Location: Denton

Salary: $46,883.10

FTE: 1.000000

Retirement Eligibility: TRS Eligible

About Us - Values Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year. We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team. Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at

Department Summary

The University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business is the choice of more than 9,000 students and more than 2,000 graduate students — making it one of the largest business schools in the nation. Since 1961, the college has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) — a hallmark of the world’s best business schools. Nationally recognized and cutting-edge degrees, enable students to learn beyond the classroom so they can become leaders in their field.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for providing executive, administrative, and analytical support to a department. Coordinates activities and acts as university wide liaison. Identifies issues or problems and research solutions within specific management areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and three years' of highly responsible and varied office administration or business management experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Advanced written communication skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills. Knowledge of accounting/budgeting procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and to coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan and organize multiple programs and assignments effectively. Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness. Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Familiarity with UNT systems and policies
  • Knowledge of Cognos, EIS and other UNT Financial reporting systems
  • Motivated, self-directed and have the ability and willingness to communicate in a positive, courteous and professional manner

Required License/Registration/Certifications

Job Duties:

  • Executive Assistant to the Department Chair. Provides executive level support to the Department Chair including recommending and implementing policies and procedures. Serves as the office manager and the liaison for the department to university/college areas (e.g., VPAA, Human Resources, registrar). Provides support with correspondence, calendar maintenance, data compilation, preparation of reports, and related responsibilities.
  • Budget. Responsible for management/oversight of departmental budget, including reporting and forecasting. Reconciles all departmental accounts, on a regular basis, to ensure expenditures are accurate. Submits appropriate ABAs and IDTs, as necessary.
  • Academics. Responsible for all aspects of student academics including but not limited to grade changes, instructor changes. Make sure the course syllabi are loaded into FIS before compliance date. Works closely with Undergraduate/Graduate Advising. Follows FERPA guidelines. Attend required training sessions as required by the university.
  • Scheduling: Responsible for all aspects of creating/maintaining courses in Courseleaf. Work closely with chair and Undergraduate/Graduate Advising to cultivate a set of classes that meets the needs of the students. Notify students when changes are made to courses (new sections/closed sections/dropped sections) so that students can successfully graduate in a timely manner. Attends required training sessions as required by the University.
  • Personnel/Human Resources/Payroll. Stays current on UNT and College policies. Provides administrative support and is responsible for all aspects of the hiring and payroll process for adjuncts, doctoral students, and hourly students for department. Coordinator for departmental faculty searches which includes candidate travel, interview schedules, and other requests as necessary. Follows safety procedures security measures. Attends ATEAM meetings and various required training sessions as required by the college and university.
  • Events. Organizes and assists with various special projects and events in support of the department and college (e.g., faculty meetings, advisory board meetings, commencement, etc.). Responsible for the collection of data and its analysis and the preparation of materials for events, meetings, and conferences.
  • Purchasing and Travel. Responsible for processing and budgeting for the purchasing of goods and services for department. Works in conjunction with the College Travel and Purchasing Coordinator to ensure department budget and policies are attained by faculty and students. Stays current with all UNT/College purchasing and travel policies.
  • Scholarships. Provides assistance to the department chair and department scholarship committee. Maintains scholarship records and acts as consultant to the college scholarship processor. Sends thank you letters to donors, processes tuition waivers, and various tasks as requested by the department chair.

Work Schedule:

Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm; may include some nights and weekends

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a Security Sensitive Position.

Special Instructions:


For information regarding our Benefits, click here.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit -- and takes actions to prevent -- discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence) and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates complaints of discrimination and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose any form of harassment or discriminatory practice, file a charge or report, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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