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Administrative Technician

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Administrative Technician
Department/College/Unit Civil Engineering-1059
Requisition Number S_170417
Posting Open Date 06/29/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

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. 

Position provides administrative and clerical support to Civil Engineering Department administrators, faculty and students. Responsibilities include: maintaining Undergraduate and Graduate student records and assisting students and faculty who prepare and submit corresponding paperwork; creating and mailing correspondence between the Department and Civil Engineering students; assisting the Department’s Associate and Graduate Chairs and Registration and Records, Graduate Studies and the Unified Ph.D. program in all matters related to maintenance of Department Undergraduate and Graduate student records; monitoring and tracking all Graduate student applications and fully- and provisionally-admitted Graduate student matriculation; assisting Associate and Graduate Chairs with reports and surveys; assisting with class scheduling and classroom assignments; assisting with scheduling meetings and other department activities and functions by sending invitations and agendas and booking meeting rooms; maintaining Department calendars; coordinating Department social events logistics; providing office support including answering phones, mail collection and distribution and other receptionist duties; and assisting with copying of instructional materials.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree in business administration or closely related field plus two (2) years’ of closely related experience; combination of equivalent education/experience will be considered. Working knowledge of general office practices necessary. Demonstrated proficiency word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software required. . Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to understand and anticipate department needs and prioritize tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree; professional work experience in a higher education institution; advanced data management skills; ability to multitask and work independently within established procedures and possessing a high level of detail-orientation.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $14.50/hr minimum
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Job Category (old) Office/Service
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience in positions which required you to be detail-oriented, well-organized with strong communication skills while working under multiple deadlines and establishing clear priorities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience in working with computer spreadsheets and with databases (creating, updating and maintaining).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe a time when you had to handle several projects at one time and how you prioritized your workload.

    (Open Ended Question)

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