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Administrative Assistant 3 - Computer Science and Engineering

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 3 for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. This position does not offer layoff rights and is contingent upon funding. The major duties of this position include tasks such as coordinating travel requests and expense reports, organizing department meetings, assisting in general office operations and departmental communications, processing student employment contracts, coordinating graduate program admissions and activities, assisting in academic-related requests such student advising, textbook request coordination and assisting faculty in posting of grades. This position is also responsible in coordinating with faculty on graduate/undergraduate related processes, assisting student club managers and officers with event purchases and planning, and other duties as assigned.Required QualificationsGraduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintenance of complex records and files; public/customer relations including explaining detailed policies, regulations and requirements; preparation and processing of financial and statistical documents such as payroll, travel, claims and budgeting forms; and assisting staff and management with projects and activities; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.ScheduleThe typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.Compensation GradeGrade 27 (Entry, Step 03 $19.32/hr. - Step 07 $22.83/hr.)In classified service, salary is in Grade and Step. The Step is determined based on the Nevada Administrative Code. A request to accelerate salary must be approved by Human Resources and abide by the Nevada Administrative Code.To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: Classified Compensation. Select Salary schedule, PP01.For more information, visit the Classified Salary CalculatorThe Perks of PERS!Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire."I'm so thankful that I followed the path that lead me to a PERS retirement. I was able to retire at age 60 with a paycheck close to my full salary. I watched the solid performance of PERS funds for 25 years. Even in times of a poor economy, PERS kept it together! I'm completely secure and confident that my retirement will always be there for me." - Robin F.

  • Rich retirement plan - Retirement CalculatorPerks of Working at UNR!
    • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
    • Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave - Classified Benefits
    • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
    • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders
    • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
    • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
    • Staff Employees' Council (SEC) represents all Classified employees. SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. SECGrants-in-Aid for Classified EmployeesThe University encourages employees to pursue training and educational opportunities available to them through the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions. Tuition is paid in full when Classified employees enroll in a course that can apply toward the completion of a degree or is job-related. Classified Staff Grants-In-Aid BenefitClassified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramThe University offers this program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of Classified employees (working at least 50%). The Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program may be used for undergraduate and graduate state-supported courses. Classified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramDepartment InformationThe University of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering continues its expansion with a bold new vision to contribute to national and international technology and manufacturing sectors and to prepare the engineers of the future. Located in northern Nevada, where technology and manufacturing are two of the fastest growing industries, * the College of Engineering values partnerships with the private sector as well as government and within academia. In FY22, new research funding surpassed $19 million. ** Research done at the College of Engineering contributed significantly to the University's elevation to Carnegie R1 status in 2018.*EDAWN, "Northern Nevada Economy Fueled by Growth in Technology and Manufacturing** Research update slide from the 110222 State of the College PowerPointExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at the following attachment(s) to your application Resume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Cover Letter - (optional)Contact Information for Three Supervisory References - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close Date03/24/2023Note to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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