University of Nevada, Reno
Administrative Assistant 3
Department: Office of Sponsored Projects
Department Web Address: http://www.unr.edu/sponsored-projects
Full Time Equivalent: 1.0
Position Type: Classified
Tenure Track: No Response
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 3 for the Office of Sponsored Projects. The Administrative Assistant 3 will provide administrative support to the Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and other faculty and staff in the department by coordinating and managing the office workflow, researching information, preparing documents and correspondence, organizing meetings, maintaining calendars, handling adhoc requests and special projects, and other duties as assigned.
This position will perform general administrative duties for the Office of Sponsored Projects, such as reception, routing incoming and outgoing mail, proposals, awards and sub-awards, preparing self-supporting budgets, maintaining department supplies and purchasing records, preparing semi-monthly purchasing card statements, assisting in preparation of department personnel travel arrangement and documentation, and other special projects using different kinds of software applications to develop forms, databases, etc.
This position trains and supervises student workers.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This position is designated as Essential Personnel.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintenance of complex records and files; public/customer relations including explaining detailed policies, regulations and requirements; preparation and processing of financial and statistical documents such as payroll, travel, claims and budgeting forms; and assisting staff and management with projects and activities; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional Experience Requirements: This position requires having a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Contact Information for this Position: Applicant Help Desk: 775-784-1495 [email protected]
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach the following to your application.1. Resume/CV - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.2. Cover Letter - Optional3. Three Supervisory References - Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.4. Transcripts - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.
Job Open Date: 11/21/2016
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Number: 72291
Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.