Job Description

Office Assistant

Requisition IDreq10454
Working TitleOffice Assistant (UNMTemps)
Position Grade03
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Admissions Office is seeking temporary Office Assistants to assist with the busy fall admissions period. Admissions is the first point of contact for future & returning students and thus applications need to be processed in a timely manner.

This position:

· Processes applications and student records both quickly and accurately.

· Coordinates and performs the preparation, data entry, verification, and editing of complex, typically confidential data.

· Interacts with other departments to resolve problems and inquires, and to establish and maintain efficient data and information flow.

· Operates as a primary source of information on specialized data files and records for both internal and external clientele.

· Resolves problems and inconsistencies with data, performs limited data analysis.

Assignment Details:

Days & Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm for up to a 6 month assignment. Hours and days may vary.

Anticipated Start Date: 9/3/19

Projected End Date: 3/2/20

Parking Arrangements: Responsibility of the selected employee

UNMTemps provides staffing solutions to UNM departments requesting temporary employees as positions become available due to a vacancy, when regular employees are absent, for peak work periods, and for special events. As such, UNMTemps assignments/positions may end with little or no advance notice.

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.
Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; no previous experience required.

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
  • Data entry experience
  • Experience with scanning or imaging documents
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to multitask, organize, coordinate, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in an office setting, particularly team-environment
Additional RequirementsWork in an open office in close proximity to others with little privacy.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAdmissions Office (085A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTemporary - Part-Time
Pay$9.00-$12.05 / HR
Benefits EligibleThis is not a benefits-eligible position.
ERB StatementTemporary 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 Date9/2/2019
Application InstructionsPlease attach a resume and cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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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