University of North Texas - Sr Administrative Specialist

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Sr Administrative Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Recruiting graduate students to the department through email, print, and web-based advertising, participation in on- and off-campus recruiting events, and recruiting visits to regional and national conferences. * Monitoring graduate student progress to ensure timely completion of degrees. * Processing the Department and University forms for enrollment, financial support, and degree completion. * Preparing reports for accrediting agencies for the university and for degree programs, including SACS reports. * Preparing and submitting documents for additions and changes to the undergraduate and graduate curricula. * Coordinating nominations for departmental and university awards, as well as local and/or national scholarships. * Coordinating campus visits by prospective graduate students. * Aiding Graduate Advisor in assigning and managing departmental graduate student assistantships. * Coordinating and overseeing Orientation Week and other events for new graduate students. * Maintaining departmental student services email and social media accounts and keep students aware of career, training, scholarship and course opportunities. * Maintaining Faculty and Graduate Student pictorial directories. * Assisting with graduate student registration. * Help with coordinating marketing/recruiting, admissions, and program planning for externally funded undergraduate research programs, including REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) programs. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and three years of highly responsible and varied office administration or business management experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Exceptional customer service skills. * Advanced Microsoft Office skills. * Knowledge of accounting/budgeting procedures. * Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and to coordinate the work of others. * Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats. * Ability to conceptualize, plan and organize multiple programs and assignments effectively. * Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness. * Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships. * Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function. * Supervisory skills.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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