Admin Asst,Sr

New Mexico New Mexico State University Expired a month ago - Inactive Job
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New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

NMSU is New Mexico's land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.

The City of Las Cruces is the second largest city in New Mexico and is located in Doña Ana County, approximately 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas, and 225 miles south of Albuquerque. Las Cruces is the economic and geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. The Organ Mountains, 10 miles to the east, are dominant in the city's landscape, along with the Doña Ana Mountains, Robledo Mountains, and Picacho Peak. Las Cruces lies within a short driving distance of the Mexican border at Santa Teresa, as well as many other locations in the broader borderland region.

Geography, climate, demographics, and ambiance of Las Cruces and NMSU combine to offer a truly excellent place to thrive. Family members will discover a warm, open community that offers an attractive array of activities and outdoor recreation, amenities, services and opportunities, whether they are looking for top-notch education, meaningful employment, or simply a safe and comfortable place to live.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

Efficient multi-tasking and time-management in a busy Radio/Television Station Administrative Office environment to include, but not limited to: taking messages and transferring calls from staff and the public, responding to and problem-solving written and verbal requests, maintaining time-sensitive fiscal operations daily, working with cash, check and credit card purchase processing and accounting, assisting active donor and membership queries and problem resolution.
Classification Summary

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities supporting the level of non-academic college dean or an Assoc-Asst VP of a centralized function for the university or community college. Assignments may be confidential in nature. Provides and coordinates staff and office support. Coordinates special events. May serve on a variety of committees in a support capacity.
Classification Standard Duties

Provides staff and office support for the non-academic college dean or an Assoc-Asst VP of a centralized function for the university or community college, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and dealing with administrative problems and inquiries, as appropriate; serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office, students, and external constituencies on a range of day-to-day issues. Organizes and facilitates meetings and special events; schedules and coordinates dates and times, venues, attendance, agendas, and facilities; takes minutes, and provides administrative support and follow up on matters arising from meetings. Composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office; screens and evaluates incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepares responses as appropriate. Schedules and coordinates appointments and/or travel arrangements, and coordinates and oversees daily office activities. Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain departmental records and databases, as appropriate; establishes and maintains files and records for the office. Leads and guides the work of lower graded staff and/or student employees, as appropriate; may participate in training and evaluative sessions. Carries out and coordinates administrative activities associated with academic affairs, such as tenure, contracts and promotion of faculty reporting to the dean as appropriate. Coordinates and oversees the day-to-day management of supplies, equipment, and facilities for the organization, as appropriate, to include maintenance, inventory management, logistics, security, and related activities. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge

Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control. Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques. Knowledge of academic administrative principles and procedures. Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise. Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
Skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Records maintenance skills. Database management skills. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Word processing and/or data entry skills.
Abilities

Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
Required Education

High School diploma or GED certificate.
Required Experience

Five (5) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
Equivalency Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5)
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon funding
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 11/30/2022
Closing Date 01/01/2023