Senior Administrative Assoc

University of North Texas at Dallas

Dallas, TX

ID: 7066392
Posted: May 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience
Department Summary
The University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law invites applications for the position of Senior Administrative Associate.

The University – the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city – seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to:

This is specialized professional administrative work planning and aiding in the business management and staff services functions of an academic administrator’s office. An employee in this class operating with a high level of initiative and judgement is responsible for a variety of complex decisions and administrative services. Instructions received are usually general and minimal.

Position Overview
This position is responsible for receptionist duties which includes welcoming and directing visitors (e.g. students, faculty, staff, attorneys and judges, donors, university officials, elected officials, and others) by greeting them in person or on the telephone, and for answering or referring inquiries. Responsible for routine administrative support that may include inventory, developing/creating correspondence, account reconciliation, event scheduling, purchasing, data collection, meeting logistics, payroll, and travel vouchers. Position duties require some independent judgment and decision-making; resolves routine questions where problems have occurred before and their solutions generally are familiar; and refers more complex issues to higher levels.

Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma/GED equivalent three (3) years of general office or clerical experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Basic MS Office skills.
• Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
• Ability to effectively communicate.
• Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures, and terminology of assigned function.
• Skill in composing routine letters and preparing reports.
• Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 5 years of progressively responsible office administration experience
• Knowledge of Canvas
• Knowledge of Examsoft
• Considerable knowledge of university policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate)
• Strong problem solving skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
• Ability to work independently
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed


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