Job Description

Admin Assistant 2

Requisition IDreq6373
Working TitleAdmin Assistant 2
Position Grade07
Position Summary

The Office of Career Services assists students with all phases of the career development process from exploring their interests, choosing a major, to participating in internships and job shadowing. We then help prepare for the job search, application process and practicing for interviews. We conduct many workshops and presentations on any career related topic throughout the year and host up to 7 career fairs a year. We also host an On Campus Recruiting program where employers can come to campus and conduct info sessions around campus and as well as in our offices; employers also interview students on-site for career and internship opportunities within their companies.

This position serves as front desk administrative support assisting and greeting all levels of clients (students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members & employers); therefore, we are seeking a customer service professional with a friendly disposition, strong work ethic, a high level of professionalism and flexibility. This position serves as a first impression of this office. This position requires strong organizational and time management skills to resolve administrative inquires and concerns, handle a busy office environment and assist in tracking projects to completion. In addition, this position will serve as administrative support to the Cooperative Education and Internship program. They will occasionally assist clients in our computer lab with basic navigation issues and serve as primary and/or back-up for financial processes within our office. They will also assist the Career Development team and the Employer Relations team with various projects to help prepare for workshops and career fairs. Additional duties include: answering a multi-line phone system, scheduling appointments using an electronic calendar system, data entry, filing and supply monitoring and ordering and requisition internal services. This position may also serve as a mentor to student staff.

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 USUNM 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 3 years 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
  • Must have strong customer service skills with a diverse clientele
  • Experience scheduling appointments utilizing an electronic calendar system
  • Must have experience entering and sorting data into a database/spreadsheet
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organization and time management skills
  • Must be able to assist others in navigating basic computer issues such as, Loboweb, email, internet


Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCareer Services (378A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$10.23 to $14.43 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 Date9/28/2018
Application InstructionsApplicant must submit resume & cover letter through UNMJobs in order to be considered for position

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.

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