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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024


Posting Number: SRGV7384
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: College of Science/Sch of Integr Bio & Chem Sci
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide skilled administrative support and routine administrative support to the head of a large department and the departmental staff and/or faculty in an academic or non-academic area. Maintains financial data, which includes monthly budget and status reports.

Description of Duties:
  • Provides direct administrative support to the administrator of a large department.
  • Creates letters, memos, reports, requisitions, and other material based on generic direction.
  • Prepares agenda for meeting, schedules meetings, records and distributes minutes of meetings.
  • Handles travel arrangements for supervisor and other office personnel.
  • Responsible for all routine administrative functions and correspondence.
  • Composes letters, memos, reports, requisitions, research papers, class related papers, exams, and other material from rough drafts or notes from a superior.
  • Acts as receptionist.
  • Screens visitors and telephone calls.
  • Makes appointments.
  • Orders supplies and arranges for repair of equipment.
  • Organizes and maintain records and filing systems.
  • May assist in processing various student forms and requests for the appropriate review and approvals.
  • May provide general program information and materials to students and/or direct students to the appropriate student services resources.
  • May assist in coordination, planning, and/or staffing of departmental meetings and events as needed for outreach, recruitment & education.
  • Processes personnel actions upon direction of the supervisor.
  • Monitors complex records and prepares reports from a variety of materials.
  • Monitors expenditures and income against the budgets, maintains accurate accounting ledgers and facilitates monthly reconciliations of accounts. Maintains a wide variety of academic, fiscal, personnel and administrative records and files consisting of confidential and official matters.
  • Keeps and maintain inventory and personnel records.
  • Receives, sorts and distributes mail.
  • May assist in the preparation of budgets, grant requests, class schedules and other periodic reports.
  • May track vacation, arrange for back-up coverage and process time cards for any assigned employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from Chair or Director of a large Department with at least 10 regular FTE’s.

Supervision Given:
May supervise support staff and temporary employees.

Required Education:
Associate degree in a related field or experience as outlined below.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Three (3) years of office administrative experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a 1-on-1 basis.

Preferred Experience:
Experience obtained within higher education.

Knowledge of the use of personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Excellent, professional office environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Must have excellent customer service, interpersonal, organizational, and verbal skills.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 02/22/2024
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the VP of HR & Talent Development .

To apply, visit jeid-e6ea97e980230647aa44f8c85386e13e

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