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Administrative Associate

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Vacancy Number

S01554

Position Title

Administrative Associate

Working Title

Administrative Associate

Competency Level

Journey

Dept/School

Watson College of Education - 31400

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Watson College of Education ( WCE ) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, colleges/universities in the region, and in business and corporate settings. The Watson College of Education is a complex unit that must stay abreast of the many changes, laws, and requirements affecting the licensure of educators in our state.

College

Watson College of Education - 31400 College

College/School Information

The Watson College of Education ( WCE ) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a rapidly growing college with over 65 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs, a newly developed laboratory school, and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Administrative Associate serves as support for the Business Office in the Watson College of Education. This position is responsible for maintaining and reconciling various financial documents and creating reports that track the activity of multiple funds and initiatives. As the point of contact for providing support to Watson for operating processes this position requires the ability to research and interpret a variety of policies, procedures, and regulations in order to select the most appropriate course of action within specific procedural and operational guidelines. This position will develop and maintain resources to support the work of Watson employees. The individual selected for this role must possess the ability to communicate courteously with administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, and independent contractors and be able to work independently. In addition this position will perform duties that include but are not limited to purchasing equipment and materials, processing travel, entering pay actions, reconciling WORKS transactions, and processing journal entries, independent contractor forms, check requests, and interdepartmental invoices. This position will oversee P-Card access groupings and access to University systems.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Associate degree in business administration, or a related discipline; or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Required Certifications or licensure

N/A

Recruitment Range

$31,200 - $36,000

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday

Work Hours

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Type of Position

Time-limited

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

06/30/2022

Position Number

8211

Job Posting Date

11/29/2021

Posting Close Date

01/11/2022

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

This position is time-limited with the possibility of continuation pending availability of funds and department need.

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the "Work History’ section before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. In the cover letter, candidates should speak specifically to the ways their professional knowledge, skills, and experience will contribute to supporting equitable, diverse, and inclusive communities.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/22608
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW Facebook Page
    • UNCW Linkedin Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
    • Other


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