Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Working Title
Administrative Assistant to the Dean

230010-Dean Harmon College of Business & Prof Stud

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Serve as Assistant to the Dean.
2. Serve as liaison between the college and provost office.
3. Serve as liaison between the college and the college’s departments/centers.
4. Complete annual and/or special projects assigned by the dean.
5. Supervise dean’s office student workers.

Education & Formal Training
Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Office Administration, Business or related field. A field related to college programs preferred.
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred in any field.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Web Page Maintenance, Other - Database/ERP system


1. Five years advanced administrative assistant experience assisting a high-level administrator (president, vice-president, vice-provost, dean, department chair, or director).
2. Three years experience with budget operations, financial analysis or accounting.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
Ability to work independently with high level of motivation.
Ability to represent the dean, college and university in a professional manner.
Experience with Banner, Argos, Google Apps, UC Market

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Lifting (weight) - 30 lbs

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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