Position provides complex and responsible administrative coordination/support requiring independent judgment for the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (Explore Center). Assists in the day-to-day administration of the unit and resolves details with front desk processes. Serves as the first point of contact for students (current and prospective), faculty, staff, administrators, and the general public. Responsible for independently answering a variety of informational and procedural questions related to the department’s administrative policies and procedures. Utilizes student appointment and information systems. Manages calendars, provides project support and purchases office supplies. Supervises and/or guides student worker projects and tasks. Works closely with all professional staff to diagnose and resolve administrative issues. Other responsibilities may include providing support for professional school visitors, overseeing digital signage, preparing/distributing mail, serving as key manager, overseeing objects on loan, providing business documentation, organizing technical support service, and providing administrative support for student success, advising, and retention programs.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus one year of relevant office experience to include customer service required; equivalent education/experience considered. Knowledge of word processing, and spreadsheets necessary. Experience with databases required. Must have strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work in a high student traffic office. Organizational skills essential. Ability to learn, effectively use complex information and problem solve necessary. Must have demonstrated ability to work with sensitive and confidential matters. Ability to work effectively as team member and with people with diverse backgrounds required.
Higher education experience preferred. Supervisory skills desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office helpful. Familiarity with student information systems (e.g. MyRed, MyPlan) preferred.
Posted Salary: $16.00/hr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 68700
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.