Administrative Assistant II - Center for African American Studies

Administrative Assistant II - Center for African American Studies

03 Dec 2024
Texas, Arlington, 76001 Arlington USA

Administrative Assistant II - Center for African American Studies

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Administrative Assistant II - Center for African American Studies Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S05023P Position Title Administrative Assistant II - Center for African American Studies Department Center for African American St Location Arlington Job Family Administrative Support Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.Some evenings and weekends required.Open to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.Job Summary To contribute administrative support to the program director, provide office management for the Center for African American Studies ( CAAS ), process personnel appointments as well as time and attendance, manage financial transactions, schedule academic courses, and serve as an academic advisor to students minoring in African American Studies. Responsible for supervising student employees, interpreting administrative decisions and university policies, and acting as a liaison between program, campus, and community.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Office management and daily supervision of operations in CAAS . Process personnel appointments, process time, attendance, and payroll, create travel itineraries for faculty and guests, handle travel reimbursements, make departmental purchases, and manage financial transactions. Monitor budgets and reconcile account statements.

Relieve program director of a wide variety of administrative duties and large volume of decisions that require an understanding of the functions, programs, and policies of the university such as preparation and maintenance of scholarships, stipends, and scheduling academic courses in MyMav.

Serve as academic advisor to students minoring in African American Studies ( AAST ). Process students into MyMav as minors in AAST , aid students in course enrollment, serve as liaison to academic departments/units regarding administrative policies and procedures for cross-listing courses.

Compose complex correspondence (memos, brochures, newsletters, emails, branding, etc.) and disseminate information. Maintain CAAS website, supervise students, and process paperwork regarding compliance.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with two years upper-level secretarial experience, OR High School degree with six years of increasingly responsible administrative, secretarial, and clerical experience including two years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in African American Studies or other related field.

Experience working with college students in a university setting. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, UT Share, MyMav, Canvas, Digital Measures, and other University programs, policies, and procedures.

Excellent computer skills, accuracy in all phases of work, including excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be highly-motivated and collaborative, capable of managing a significant workload and prioritized tasks.

Ability to manage multi-faceted projects with minimal oversight, intuitively understanding scope of various stakeholders’ needs and working within University standard operating procedures.

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It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

What is the highest level of education attained?


High School Diploma

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

PhD or equivalent

How many years of experience do you have in an administrative, secretarial or clerical role?

None/less than 3 years

3 to 4 years

5 to 6 years

7 years or more

What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)?

No skills/Basic




How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?

None/less than 1 year

2 to 3 years

4 to 5 years

6 years or more

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