Admin Support Specialist

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Mar 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Neuroscience Center-428601
Career Area Administrative/Clerical Support
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 03/08/2023
Application Deadline 03/15/2023
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Admin Support Specialist - Advanced
Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
Working Title Admin Support Specialist
Position Number 00052832
Vacancy ID P017012
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
M-F 8:00 – 5:00 PM
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $41,250 - $49,000
Pay Band Information
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Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Neuroscience Center is an interdepartmental research center on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Our mission is to promote various and extensive neuroscience research with a specific emphasis on developmental, cellular and disease-related processes. 
The Center supports research training through close collaboration with the Curriculum in Neuroscience, one of the oldest and most respected neuroscience training programs in the country. In addition, the Center sponsors post-graduate training in several ways including a major endowment that supports the Helen Lyng White Fellowships in Neuroscience research. 
The Neuroscience Center is organized into Research Working Groups that represent key areas in the neurosciences. Each working group includes researchers with both basic and disease related research. The goal is to harness advances and use them to alleviate or cure neurological and psychiatric disorders. 
The Center has several internal core facilities to expedite the mission of our researchers. These include Confocal Microscopy, Bioinformatics and the recently established BRAIN Initiative Viral Vector Core. 
Position Summary
Position has several roles within the unit. These will include assisting the Operations Manager (Position 00034911) in student services related tasks such as course maintenance (includes significant work with faculty on Sakai and communication with students), student travel and planning the annual retreat. It will also include direct operational support of the BRAIN Initiative Viral Vector Core with tasks such as supply maintenance/inventory, shipping, website management and order fulfillment. Position also assists operations manager with building related needs as assigned. 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The individual in this position must work well in a team environment, and must be reliable, discrete, and flexible. This position requires excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Demonstrated excellent customer service skills are required. The individual in this position must have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be able to interact effectively with a variety of constituents while maintaining professionalism. The individual in this position must be highly organized and able to juggle competing priorities. Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to take initiative are essential.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prior experience with university systems, especially the student service modules of Connect Carolina, and purchasing are preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Ability to occasionally move items weighing less than 20 lbs
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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