Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $19.12 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: As the first point of contact for the Dean's Office at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, provide high quality customer service to students, stakeholders, college, and university personnel. Provide administrative support for Associate Dean/Director UI Extension and the Associate Dean/Director Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station. Manage information and traffic flow in the dean's office in a timely and accurate manner including handling inquiries in person and by telephone, and providing information and referrals to appropriate person, department or unit. Coordinate college building access process, assisting with building security. Independently produce a variety of internal and external communication including letters, memos, emails, reports, maintenance of informational database records, and the office filling system. Maintain office supplies and equipment inventories.
Minimum Qualifications: Three years of progressively responsible administrative and/or management experience. Experience editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials. Experience working independently and proactively with limited supervision to solve problems and handle multiple tasks of shifting, high and competing priorities, while accurately attending to detail. Experience operating standard office equipment and using computer software and applications for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization. Experience researching, gathering, and analyzing data, compiling and synthesizing information and drafting suggested correspondence, presentations, and reports. Experience maintaining confidentiality.
Preferred Qualifications: A bachelors degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of coordination, organization, facilitation, report analysis, writing, and promotion/outreach. Experience in higher education or an executive-level office in support of academic and/or business. Experience working with faculty, staff, public and stakeholders at all levels of the university both internal and external. Experience using Chrome River, Vandal Web and/or Banner.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002743P
Posting Date: 03/11/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: First consideration date for receipt of applications is 03/28/2021.
IMPORTANT: To be considered, your Letter of Qualification must address EACH of the required qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.