The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

UTemp - Temporary Administrative Assistant - Associate

Hiring department Temporary Services
Hourly salary $11.01+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-01-01-9989
Job Status Open
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Assignments are non-benefits eligible. Work hours may vary depending on the assignment requirements. Location is mainly on campus but some will be off campus. ONLY competitive applicants selected will be contacted and provided with instructions on the continued application process to enter the active UTemps pool.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


To provide responsible, complex administrative support to various departments on campus.

Essential Functions

Answers multi-line telephone system and fields questions. Check, collect, and distribute campus mail. Provide general support to staff, faculty and visitors. Performs general office functions-filing, copying, faxing, sorting. Monitor inventory and order office supplies as needed. Assists with accounting functions as appropriate. Experience maintaining calendars and schedules for multiple administrators, composing and/or editing correspondence, working with databases, and working with confidential information. Attend various meetings and take minutes/notes on a laptop or by hand. Collects and compiles information. Determines work priorities and/schedules. Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Responsible for many complex office decisions.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school/ GED. 3 years of experience with clerical functions, including 1 year of experience at the Sr. Office Assistant level. Proficient with communication skills and professional demeanor. Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work. Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance pattern. Exhibits customer service-oriented behavior and excellent public relations skills in all aspects of work. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Demonstrated ability to work with confidential documents and maintain confidentiality. Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and planning skills. High degree of proficiency in computer applications, including Microsoft Office. Experience following instructions. Must be able to work well under pressure and with deadlines, independently, and without day-to-day supervision. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment as well. Must be dependable, reliable, responsible, motivated, resourceful and versatile.

Skills scores
  • Spelling (score on file)
  • Typing (score on file)
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. More than the required years of experience. Experience assisting executives. Experience taking meeting minutes. Proficient experience with Word, Excel, MS Project, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with internet browsers. Able to work in a fast pace and constant change environment. Experience with UT systems (DEFINE, HRMS, etc.).

Working conditions

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

Return to top of page