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Job ID: 162695

Student & Program Specialist
University of North Texas

Date Posted Jul. 15, 2021
Title Student & Program Specialist
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Mechanical Engineering-130340
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

Department Summary
The department of Mechanical Engineering provides a BS in Mechanical and Energy Engineering which prepares students for a career in the ever-growing fields of energy and sustainability. Undergraduates who choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and energy engineering will combine fundamentals of mechanical engineering with a broad specialization on subjects related to energy production, management, and distribution. For graduate students, our programs will offer opportunities to learn fundamental and applied knowledge compatible with mechanical engineering, renewable energy, energy modelling, manufacturing, and fossil fuels.

The department also offers engineering technology programs that are based on applications of technology to solve engineering problems. You have Construction Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology or Engineering Management to choose from. These programs introduce experiential learning activities in virtually every course, and emphasize hands-on laboratory activities with fewer instances requiring the abstract manipulation of mathematics. ETEC graduates are in high demand and work side-by-side with other engineering graduates in a variety of technical fields. Students can also pursue MS in Engineering Technology degree.

Position Overview
The Mechanical & Energy Engineering Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Administrative Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Assist the Chair, Office Manager and Faculty in performing a variety of technical duties using standard procedures. * This position is responsible for varied administrative support for a unit within a department that includes travel, purchasing, special event planning, developing correspondence/informational materials, maintaining calendars/schedules, composing/distributing meeting minutes, and office inventory. * Responsible for scheduling of classes, ordering textbooks, graduate and undergraduate student needs, scholarships and other items as determined.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate’s Degree and two years of office administration experience; or any equivalent
combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Demonstrated skill in verbal and written communications
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability handle multiple priorities
  • Strong attention to detail

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