The University of Texas at El Paso Job Posting

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Administrative Assistant I - Administrative Assistant

Hiring department Dept - Public Hlth Sci
Monthly salary $1,559 - $2,041
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-03-14-01-9020
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location El Paso
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Under limited supervision of Department Chair/Director of the University, provides personal clerical and administrative services and assistance, of moderate complexity, requiring judgment and discretion on a periodic basis. Keeps official records and executes policies determined by/in conjunction with other officials.

Essential Functions

Initiates and edits correspondence, memorandums, disciplinary reports, hiring requests, and purchase requisitions; and gets necessary document approvals; aides in preparation, editing and revision of manuscripts, reports, and other complex documents; Assists with administration of affiliation agreements; Helps prepare documents to meet accreditation requirements; files and maintains correspondence and other records. Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible; routes priority mail to director; directs calls to appropriate individual. Arranges programs, events, conferences, trainings, and meetings, issuing information or invitations, coordinating speakers, and controlling event budget; arranges complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries, reservations for faculty and students, compiles documents for travel-related meetings, and accompanies supervisor when requested. Provides clerical and administrative support to department staff, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality on all sensitive information this position is privy to. Processes new appointments or changes in appointments, processes payment vouchers, places book orders for courses, and other purchase orders via BIS and UT Direct systems. Responsible for entering course and instructor information in Banner as well as adding and dropping students, removing departmental holds, and assisting students with registration and degree plans. provides department chair with Banner information by running reports. Creates and maintains database and spreadsheets, manages multiple mailing lists and communicates with multiple constituencies; Tabulates and reports survey responses; Assists with budget preparation. Outlines and explains university procedures and policies to supervisory workers, and monitors compliance.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school within business management or related field; and three years related experience to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Three to four years of administrative experience in an academic setting, including extensive student and administrator contact or equivalent combination of education and experience. High level of computer skills with standard Office applications, prior experience with UT system business applications. Skilled in compiling data, making tables and summaries. Ability to read, analyze, interpret periodicals, procedures, governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals. Ability to present information , and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, public. Oral, written, interpersonal communication skills to interact with personnel, assist with customers, telephone calls and walk in customers.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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