Job Description

Admin Assistant 1

Requisition IDreq7166
Working TitleAdmin Assistant 1
Position Grade05
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Department of Computer Science is seeking a motivated, self-directed candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our team as an Administrative Assistant 1. The individual selected for this position will provide administrative support for our faculty, staff, and students. This is a great administrative position at the University of New Mexico for the right person who is looking to gain experience and work in a team environment.

We are looking for someone who has extensive computer experience and can utilize a variety of software applications. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates attention to detail, follows instructions carefully, works well independently and takes pride in the quality of their work.

Duties will include hiring all student employees, payroll, planning departmental events, assisting with special projects, and serving as an executive assistant to the department administrator. The selected candidate will expected to have a UNM p-card and have the ability to reconcile transactions and submit reports in a timely fashion.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Timeliness
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentComputer Science (650A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.39 - $13.29 Hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date11/30/2018
Application InstructionsApplicants should attach a resume and cover letter.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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