Administrative Assistant II (Limited Term)
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: October 12, 2019
Administrative Assistant II (Limited Term)
UC Merced Continuous Recruitment
Review of applications will occur as openings are available. This
is a temporary employment pool.
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
About the Job:
Under general supervision works on operational and/or procedural
assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in
resolving procedural issues. Makes recommendations to improve
processes and/or procedures. Incumbents may participate in budget,
grant, or contract preparation; administer and control departmental
expenditures; maintain departmental records and support
departmental personnel processes; prepare reports and maintain
pertinent files and other required records; provide business
services such as purchasing, inventory and stores, facilities and
space utilization; and provide general clerical as well as
administrative assistance to departmental staff. Work is performed
under general direction of higher level administrator or academic
Incumbent has independent responsibility over three or more
dissimilar comprehensive functions which require different bodies
of knowledge. May lead multiple lower level clerical staff and
supervise student employees.
Note: This is a temporary employment pool for a Administrative
Assistant II. This position is reopened every six months so please
re-apply if you remain interested in the position. This position
will close on December 30, 2019.
High School Diploma, General Equivalency Degree (GED), or High
School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) or equivalent, and three (3)
years administrative/clerical work experience, or the equivalent
years of work experience which have led to the development of the
skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful
performance of the duties assigned to the position is required.
Direct knowledge of University of California policies and
procedures is preferred.
Working knowledge in administrative procedures and processes
including word processing, spreadsheet and database
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, active
listening, critical thinking, multi-task and time management
Ability to apply knowledge of University policies is required.
Capable of working in various environments on a constantly
Ability to pass CatBuy training class to become authorized
Purchaser for the University.
Click on the link below to use our new on-line application
If you do not have internet access you may mail your application,
resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200
North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination
and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &
Affirmative Action Policy:
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be
a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and
Tobacco Free policy is available at
E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive
Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify,
an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment
eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to
records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by
federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job
applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the
successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University of California visit:
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