Job Description

Admin Assistant 3

Requisition IDreq24798
Working TitleAdmin Assistant 3 - Front Desk
Position Grade08
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico’s Project ECHO is seeking a professional and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant 3 to join our team!

Project ECHO is growing exponentially, serving communities across the globe. By joining our team, you will be part of a movement that is leading the way in technology-based healthcare initiatives.

As a member of the Administrative Assistant team, you’ll be key in managing our front office and communication desk, as well as coordinating a variety of projects all while maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor and a welcoming environment.

As an Administrative Assistant 3, you will play in integral role in:

· Working on and proactively navigating multiple projects and managing shifting priorities based on the needs of the business

· Provide excellent administrative support to ensure the efficient operation of the office

· Data analysis and data entry and creation of PowerPoint presentations and coordination of organizational meetings

· Managing log of office visitors, supplies inventory, data entry, and assistance with meeting office and space coordination

· Managing multiple calendars by scheduling meetings, training and conferences, securing conference room reservations and supporting organization of rooms and meetings as needed

· Assisting in administrative program planning and problem solving while interacting with staff, faculty, partners and visitors professionally and confidentially

· Creating correspondence and other materials for meetings, conferences and trainings

· Answering emails, phone calls, making copies, scanning/faxing

· Attending various meetings to provide accurate minutes

· Assisting with the coordination and launch of our Emergency Preparedness Plan and participate as a member of the unit emergency coordination team

You will work closely with the existing Administrative Assistant team to provide unparalleled support to the Associate Directors and their teams.

Project ECHO empowers local community providers to improve the well-being of people around the world.

Project ECHO is committed to democratizing medical knowledge and getting best practice care to underserved people all over the world. We are dedicated to making knowledge accessible and have expanded our portfolio of programs to include COVID-19 response, education, first responder resiliency, behavioral health and addiction. We are funded in part by grants from the GE Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the Merck Foundation, Robert Wood and the US Government. We have received support from the NM Legislature and the New Mexico Department of Health.

Project ECHO prides itself on being a values-based organization. Our seven values include: Service to the Underserved, Democratization of Knowledge, Mutual Trust and Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Accountability, Innovation and Learning and Joy of Work. We strive to find individuals who can embrace and exemplify these values.

Project ECHO's goal is to touch the lives of 1 billion people by 2025 and we are looking for mission-driven high performers who share similar values to join our team and help us achieve this goal.

We work with partners all over the world and work hours outside of normal business hours may be required. We are fortunate to have access to advanced technology, which will require some teleworking.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 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
  • · Ability to collaborate in a team-based environment and coordinate diverse details in office environment

    · Exceptional communication skills and professional etiquette

    · Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines by prioritizing tasks

    · Excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with commitment to ECHO Values

    · Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and eagerness to learn new software applications i.e. Smartsheets

    · Demonstrated ability to work across teams providing excellence, accountability, teamwork, and high level listening and communication skills.

    · Prior experience in P-card transactions, reconciliation and tracking of expenditures

  • Proven track record of exceptional customer service
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentProject ECHO (259B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2024
PayHourly: $16.39 - $20.84
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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date3/23/2023
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