Lamar University Administrative Associate #498198 in Beaumont, Texas77726

Position Information

Posting Number 20111375

Position Title Administrative Associate #498198

Template Title

Position Type Staff

Position Number 498198

Department Nursing

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs a wide variety of duties in the Information Center including the entry of data, organization of data into reports for advisor/Chair School of Nursing, and maintenance of advising folders. Serves as a key communication link between the School of Nursing, faculty, students and general public. Has some latitude for decision-making in carrying out routine phases of the work, giving information, maintaining records and files and preparing routine reports. Assists Advisor of Dishman School of Nursing to provide advising and information of present and future students.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (E=ESSENTIAL): E 1. Utilizes a computer (PC) using WordPerfect or MS Word email systems. E 2. Greets visitors and students and insures phone calls are answered promptly and directed appropriately. E 3. Assists with preparation and maintenance of academic files for applicants and students in the BSN program E 4. Collects and accurately processes liability insurance and nursing application fees. E 5. Serves as communication link for all current and potential students in nursing programs. E 6. Performs data entry and data processing using Microsoft Access software. E 7. Performs routine clerical duties such as writing memos and letters, filling, running errands, and making deposits. E 7. Organizes data concerning students into reports pertaining to advisement E 8. Maintains advising folders for students in Advising Center E 9. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications


Experience: Should have 2 years related experience. Experience in Microsoft Office preferred. Experience with Microsoft Access is required.

Education: Minimum Associate Degree or 4 years’ secretarial/administrative experience required. Prefer business course training or college level work in office administration.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities: 1. Competent in working with personal computer in general and specifically with Microsoft Office. 2. Competent in use of Microsoft Access. 3. Effective organizational skills to manage projects, academic files and general office procedures. 4. Working knowledge of photocopiers, fax machines, telephone system and other office machines. 5. Ability to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters. 6. Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions. 7. Ability to deal with students, prospective students and general public effectively and tactfully. 8. Ability to type various forms. Must be able to type 55 wpm. 9. Ability to work cooperatively with fellow employees and supervisors. 10. Ability to come to work in a timely and predictable manner. 11. Ability to work with positive and negative feedback. 12. Ability to tolerate stressful conditions. 13. Ability to follow university policy and procedures.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657. 003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary $22,656

Work Hours

Application Information

Posting Date 06/19/2017

Close Date 06/28/2017

Open Until Filled No

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