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Administrative Assistant II (Limited Term)

Company: University of California - Merced
Location: Merced
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant II (Limited Term)

Job Category:

UC Merced Continuous Recruitment

Unit:

Temporary General

Position Code:

STG8607B

Status:

Open

Closing Date:

Review of applications will occur as openings are available. This is a temporary employment pool.

Salary:

$21.49 Hourly

Location:

Merced



Background check:

Background check is required



Description:


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 supervisor.

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.



Qualifications:

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 applications.

Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, active listening, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills.

Ability to apply knowledge of University policies is required.

Capable of working in various environments on a constantly revolving basis.

Ability to pass CatBuy training class to become authorized Purchaser for the University.



To Apply:

Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

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 subject line.

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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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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
http://smokefree.ucmerced.edu

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.
More Information

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:
http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/

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