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Office Associate

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Office Associate
Department/College/Unit J S Raikes School of Comp Sci & Mgmt-1313
Requisition Number S_170443
Posting Open Date 07/10/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
07/18/2017
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.

This position provides support to the office by triaging incoming phone calls, e-mail, snail mail correspondence and greeting office guests. This individual provides support through maintenance of electronic scanning & filing of operational documents, as well as maintenance and upkeep of office inventory. Position will also help the Director maintain their calendar and make travel arrangements. This individual also provides support for the Raikes School projects and initiatives as assigned and other general administrative support, in addition to some basic accounting functions. All tasks are in accordance with standard policies and procedures.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Business or related field plus 3 years of experience in customer relations and/or administrative support required; equivalent education/experience considered. Must be highly proficient in relevant software programs, including Word, Excel and Access. Excellent communication and organization skills; and sound judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters essential. Must possess a strong service-centered philosophy and the ability to work effectively as a team member. Working knowledge of general receptionist responsibilities and basic accounting practices required. Ability to multi-task and to work within established procedures and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Evidence of basic accounting/bookkeeping experience helpful. Familiarity with UNL-specific software programs and proficiency of relevant software programs desirable.

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 $13.50/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 detail your experience in customer relations and/or administrative support, including years of experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your proficiency in the following software programs: Word, Excel and Access.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience working with confidential information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your working knowledge of accounting practices.

    (Open Ended Question)

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