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Department: Office of Academic Affairs (9902)Location: Main CampusPosition Summary The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking for applicants for the position of Office Specialist. This position provides high quality administrative support and performs a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to Academic Affairs managers, directors, and team members; assisting in daily office needs; and managing the office's general administrative activities. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here. Duties & Responsibilities Serves as point of contact for inquiries to the Office of Academic Affairs, including phone calls and written communications (paper or electronic). Answers inquiries and composes correspondence on own initiative in accordance with established guidelines and forwards other items to the appropriate team member. Serves as liaison to faculty, staff, students, alumni, outside agencies and the public. Greets students/visitors, determines nature of business, directs them to appropriate office/person and notifies appropriate person of visitor's arrival. Independently answers inquiries and provides information or assistance to callers and visitors which requires thorough knowledge of office policies and procedures; assist customers in resolving discrepancies or procedural problems utilizing knowledge of specialized function; responds to questions ensuring necessary follow-up is performed. Operates a telephone system with specialized or atypical functions to accommodate a large number of work unit members and calls. Receives, date stamps, separates and distributes incoming mail or other materials to work unit members; determines appropriate receiver based on subject of correspondence or mail. Observes the flow of visitors for security purposes in restricted areas; questions unfamiliar visitors to determine or obtain authorization to enter area. Manages front desk/lobby and building area: opening, closing, maintaining clean area throughout the day, and contacting Facilities Management regarding building and custodial needs. Performs general office work, such as, word processing, data entry, file maintenance, filing, faxing, copying, proofing, editing, ordering supplies, and monitoring office needs. Assists with various projects at the Office of Academic Affairs. Additional duties may be assigned. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function. Skill in the operation of a variety of office machines including, personal computers, telephones and copiers. Skill in recording and compiling material for reports. Ability to effectively communicate. Minimum Qualifications Three years of office/clerical experience which includes one year in a directly related function; OR, Certificate in Secretarial Science AND two years of secretarial/clerical experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources. Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications Three years of office/clerical experience which includes one year in a directly related function; OR, a Certificate in Secretarial Science AND two years of secretarial/clerical experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Preferred Qualifications Experience working in education sector. Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 Job Category: Clerical and OfficeBenefits Eligible: Yes - Full BenefitsPosted Rate of Pay: $10.50 - $12.00/hrType of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Posting Number: S24576Contact Information for Candidates Rachel Close Date: 02/13/2018 Open Until Filled: NoDiversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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