Administrative Associate III

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Administrative Associate III

Agency

West Texas A&M University

Department

Education

Proposed Minimum Salary

$12.00 hourly

Job Location

Canyon, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits

This position serves as the administrative support for the Department of Education and the Department of Social Sciences.  This position is responsible for departmental duties including: departmental receptionist, prepare or assist in the preparation of departmental documents, distribution of incoming and outgoing mail, document maintenance, purchase department equipment/supplies, maintain departmental inventory and inventory documents.  Additionally, this position assists faculty and student needs within the departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs word processing, desktop publishing, presentation, and data management activities, and assists staff with the use of these applications. Composes correspondence, reports, publications, and presentations, including editing and proofreading. Creates and maintains spreadsheets and databases
  • Researches and analyzes administrative requirements for specific programs or projects. Provides technical information regarding administrative procedures, services, or programs. May perform mail services
  • Applies, interprets, and communicates policies and procedures and serves as a resource for answering questions regarding policies.
  • Maintains a variety of fiscal, administrative, and academic records. Posts information to agency records and modifies forms or records. Verifies, processes, and reviews forms, reports, and other documents
  • Makes arrangements for meetings, appointments, conferences, and travel. May set up meetings, seminars, and other special events to include facilities, equipment, and food
  • Maintains office supplies and equipment. Maintains office reference materials including online office materials. May deliver, pick up, or receive cash payments, documents, supplies, equipment, or materials
  • Coordinates activities and assigns work to student workers and support staff. May participate in the hiring training, and supervision of student workers and other support staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Applicant Instructions:

Please include the following with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page before continuing through the application.  Please use the “Upload” button to add each document individually. All revisions must be made prior to application submission.  If you need assistance with uploading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at hr@wtamu.edu .

Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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