University of Central Oklahoma

  • Administrative Assistant I - Office of Diversity and Inclusion

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 3:36 PM)
    $10.38 per hour ($21,607 annually)
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    Office of Diversity and Inclusion
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
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    Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm
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  • Position Overview

    Provide secretarial and administrative support for one or several department professionals or offices. Responsible for the functioning of an office or department. Initiates and handles correspondence relating to a department or program. Performs a variety of sorting and filing tasks; answers the phone, takes messages, and disseminates information; opens, sorts, distributes, collects, and delivers mail; performs a number of tasks such as posting and recording data. Produce documents of various levels of complexity, ranging from plain copy typing to the manipulation of data to create presentations. May make contacts of a sensitive, complex, and confidential nature. Responsible for providing various services to customers such as assisting customers in securing needed information and documents. May be responsible for departmental budget; managing calendars and appointments; event and meeting planning.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Manage close to 40 different accounts for various organizations. Code financial purchases in PaymentNet. Create requisitions in Banner. Fill out paperwork for check requests. Gather W-9’s, Service Agreements, Entertainment Contracts, and Guest Speaker Contracts. Track expenses on excel spreadsheets. Deposit student organizational dues. Manage University purchasing card and purchases. Manage both group and staff travel expenses. – 40%


    Work collaboratively with various student organizations, as well as staff to carry out  financial planning and event management of social justice and cultural education events and programs. - 20%


    Deliver correspondence, arrange meetings, facilitate communication, manage office, maintain inventory of supplies, and notify attendees of events. – 15%


    Supervise student employees. Guide Graduate Assistants. Collaborate with Coordinator.  - 15%


    Maintain and update office website. – 10%

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    Requires general education or vocational training or equivalent combination of education and experience. General understanding and use of office equipment.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Minimum one year experience in office or secretarial work. Minimum 40 net w.p.m. keyboarding. Experience in a higher education environment.  Two years of college or secretarial certificate.


    Skill and Behavior: Ability to listen and follow instructions; Ability to work with others in team environment; Read and comprehend instructions; Demonstrate respect in interactions; Honesty and Integrity. Knowledge of basic office procedures and practices. Must be computer literate in the use of word processing software preferably Microsoft Office. Excellent telephone etiquette, communication, organizational and public relations skills. Ability to work well with others. Ability to operate office equipment. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrate a warm and caring professional service-oriented attitude. Ability to work well in hectic and stressful situations.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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