Administrative/Office Support, Geography
Office Specialist 2
Appointment Type and Duration:
$14.75 - $21.40 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes December 13, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration, complete applications must include:
- The online application form with names and contact information
for three professional references.
- A resume.
- A cover letter that highlights how your skills and experience
meet the minimum qualifications, match the professional
competencies, and if applicable, preferred qualifications of this
This job exists in the Department of Geography, an academic
instructional department at the University of Oregon with
significant research activities in various types of geographic
study. There are approximately 30 faculty & staff members, 50
graduates, 150 undergraduates, 20 student workers, 5
Post-Doctorates, and 5 Emeriti.
The Office Coordinator is the department's main receptionist and
the primary contact for the general public, students, graduate
employees, and faculty. This position will perform reception duties
including answering general office phone and email inquiries, while
providing support for general office operations, accounts payable,
payroll, purchasing, travel reimbursement, and special projects as
needed. The Office Coordinator will provide administrative support
for the department manager and faculty, and works closely with the
Undergraduate Advisor to schedule classes and classrooms throughout
The Office Coordinator serves as Graduate Coordinator, and as such
is responsible for all steps involved with the process from
application inquiry through graduation for each graduate student.
This position works closely with graduate students and assists the
Director of Graduate Studies, Graduate School, and other related
personnel in the advancement from declaration through
This position will oversee and recommend the hiring of student
- Two years of general clerical experience. One year of which
included typing, word processing, or other experience generating
- An Associate's degree in Office Occupations or Office
- Graduation from a private school of business with a Certificate
in Office Occupations or Office Technology and one year of general
College courses in Office Occupations or Office Technology will
substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year
- Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
- Ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines and
- Flexibility, good judgment, discretion, and
- Excellent computer and office skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word, and the
ability to quickly learn specialized software.
- Experience in a college or university setting.
- Experience planning and/or coordinating special
- Demonstrated strong organizational and communication skills and
the ability to work with individuals from diverse
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528561/office-coordinator