Provides administrative support to the President’s Office staff
through campus strategic plan implementation, government and
community officials’ relationship support, department records
management, bookkeeping, processing/coordinating of various office
paperwork, event scheduling, and general reception duties for the
South Administration Building. Additional information about the
area is online at https://president.dixie.edu
- Greet the public and visitors to the South Administration
Building, answering phones, taking messages, distributing mail, and
directing visitors/guests to the appropriate areas/offices on
- Provide administrative support to the Chief of Staff, Assistant
to the President for Government & Community Relations, and
other South Administration office staff. This includes but is not
limited to scheduling meetings and reserving rooms, copying,
unlocking doors, ordering supplies, event planning and management,
and other tasks as needed.
- Work closely with the President’s Office by assisting with
recordkeeping, bookkeeping, attending meetings and
taking/distributing minutes, and other projects as assigned.
- Maintain proficiency in use of university database systems,
such as Banner, Event Management Software/Systems, Desktop
Publishing software, etc.
- Assist with purchasing card program, reconciling and entering
charges and submitting monthly statements. Prepare purchase
requisitions, check request, travel authorizations and claims.
Assist with ordering office supplies, equipment, copy paper,
maintenance agreements for copy machine, etc. as needed.
- Use EMS system software and coordinate with the Central
Scheduling office for reservation requests of the South
Administration Conference Room for employees, students, community
- Assist with updating department web pages; may assist in
designing flyers, brochures, and other materials for President’s
- Assist department advisors with acquiring signatures from the
Department Chairs and Dean; provide other support as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- High school diploma/GED, with some college coursework and/or
post-secondary certificate, required; Associates or Bachelor’s
- Two years’ office experience required; experience working in
higher education preferred.
- Good working knowledge of computer software such as Word,
PowerPoint, Excel, Desktop Publishing, Internet, basic website
design/maintenance, and email. Knowledge of University operating
systems such as Banner, Argos, EMS software, etc. is
- Ability to interact with faculty, staff and students at all
levels while in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible,
proactive, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and
- Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and correspondence
- Knowledge of general office practices, procedures, and
equipment including office machines, inventory, and ordering
- Moderate knowledge of financial recordkeeping preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
and to establish and maintain effective working relations with
staff, faculty, students, and community members.
classified staff (overtime-eligible) position. Annual salary of
$30,680. Desired start date of August/September 2021. Excellent
benefits package included that begins on start date; includes
medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs,
life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for
employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in
addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/
under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Application review begins
July 8 , 2021 ; position
open until filled .
Submit cover letter, resume, and
contact information (including email) for three professional
references electronically. If, because of a disability, you need
special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening,
please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
Dixie State University (DSU) is an
open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed
to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an
instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a
culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and
staff committed to creating a student-centered active, applied and
career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered.
Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state
university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with
its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually,
and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational
opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120
miles), with amenities such as an international airport and
professional sporting teams. Click here to learn more about the
Dixie State University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of
higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230
programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates,
endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. DSU seeks to recruit and
retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas,
possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and
vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive,
comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity
/ Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU
are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs
and activities, including in admissions and employment, Dixie State
University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination,
including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran,
or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or
any other federal, state or local law.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing
regulations and/or DSU’s non-discrimination policies:
- Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel
Sainsbury - firstname.lastname@example.org , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
- Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby Del Giacco - email@example.com ,
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit
- U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for
Civil Rights, firstname.lastname@example.org , 800-421-3481.
- U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, email@example.com ,
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification form