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Administrative Specialist, Bridge Idaho Upward Bound
University of Idaho

  • Oct. 27, 2017
  • Administrative Specialist, Bridge Idaho Upward Bound
  • TRIO Pre-College Projects
  • University of Idaho
    Orofino, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services
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University of Idaho

Administrative Specialist, Bridge Idaho Upward Bound

Location: Off Campus Location - Orofino and Lapwai

Division/College: College of Education

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $14.00 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Administrative Specialist performs administrative and office support activities for Bridge Idaho Upward Bound . Functions of this position include: maintaining project budgets, coordinating project(s) fiscal operations; auditing participant and project records; providing logistical support; and informing the development and maintenance of the unit's (TRIO-INSPIRE) office support policies and procedures.

TRIO-INSPIRE in the College of Education is a team committed to fostering equity through access to transformational education and personalized support for our scholars. We value and sustain a professional environment that is vibrant, healthy, and supportive, in line with the University of Idaho's vision of Building Our Team. Our core values are Commitment, Inclusion, Transformation, Intention and Collaboration: committed to be present and invested in our shared success, inclusive of the unique perspectives of all people and cultures, fostering a transformative mindset that sustains life-long learning, intentional in what we do, collaboratively engaging in meaningful relationships as allies and advocates

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

Experience in maintaining, compiling, analyzing, and summarizing data for the purpose of reporting project outcomes and informing ongoing project improvement;

Advanced computer skills and good knowledge of office support functions including database management, search engine navigation, office support software (Windows), filing, composing a variety of business documents, and reception;

Excellent oral and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading skills;

Strong interpersonal skills resulting in the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, colleagues, and student staff;

Experience in navigating and applying relevant policies and procedures;

Excellent organizational and time management skills resulting in the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a multi-tasking environment;

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

Experience working in a higher education setting, preferably in an academic department;

Experience: interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services;

Independently solving problems/performing liaison activities in a work setting; coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements;

Experience in using UI administrative/finance software and in using databases for information storage and retrieval;

Knowledge of: University of Idaho's TRIO Programs and the population they serve;

Knowledge of the regulations and legislation governing TRIO programs;

Understanding of the socio-economic/educational/cultural characteristics of the populations served.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Requires: working evenings and weekends when necessary, and occasional overnight travel.

Posting Number: SP001597P

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Please address all minimum and any applicable preferred qualifications in your letter of qualification.

Applications received by November 9th, 2017 will receive first consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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