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Administrative Support III - English/Literature
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2019
Title Administrative Support III - English/Literature
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Administrative Support III - English/Literature

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


This position provides administrative support to ensure the efficient operation of the Department of English and Literature under the supervision of the Department Chair. The position maintains records and manages databases related to budget preparation and submission; tracks expenditures and/or revenues; and manages day-to-day activities related to specific budget areas. The position also provides general office support, including confidential administrative support for Department Chair and faculty; scheduling meetings; producing email and reports; making travel arrangements; answering phones; assisting with onboarding of new employees; greeting visitors and disseminating information to a diverse constituency; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Graduated from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree in a related field OR a combination of related education and experience totaling four years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of best practices for effective office support, including appropriate etiquette in various settings in relation to a diverse constituency.
  • Skill in office procedures. Skill in the use of computers and computer software applications, including word processors, spreadsheets, email, and online databases.
  • Skill in the preparation and interpretation of reports, charts, graphs, and tables.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation skills and confidentiality.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skill at meeting and assisting people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to present in a positive professional demeanor and poise.
  • Ability to complete tasks to deadline.
  • Ability to adapt to the professional needs of others and work as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings (e.g. for journal launch nights).

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in typical office environment. Physical ability to perform some lifting up to 20 lbs.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $27,592 - $34,490

Advertisement Number: STA199318



Open Date: 10/04/2019

Review Start Date: 10/21/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those who apply on or before the review start date. This advertisement may close at any time after the review start date.

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