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Office Assistant 6

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Position Title Office Assistant 6
Department Human Resources
Location Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Staff
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 12 Month
Pay Type Hourly Rate
Salary or Hourly Rate Contractual. External candidates will receive the minimum amount.
Shift 1st
Position Duration Dependent on External Funding? No
Title of Position Supervisor Manager of Academic Employment
Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

To provide clerical support and assistance to the academic employment services area in the Human Resources Department. Must be able to positively represent the department and respond to the needs of external customers as well as university students, faculty, staff and administrators.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

· Provide assistance to the manager of academic employment with the hiring process.
· Provide support to the area of immigration services as needed.
· Preview faculty employment forms and route for additional signatures.
· Assist with requests for data and prepare reports regarding faculty personnel.
· Assist with the faculty promotion and tenure process.
· Use advanced features of departmental software; create database/spreadsheet files to organize and maintain data, and utilize word processing software to develop correspondence and other written materials.
· Greet and assist customers in a friendly, courteous manner; respond to inquiries and provide information on department services. Assist with department specific events.
· Assist in maintaining faculty database (ASPIRE) and files for all faculty.
· Back up for Human Resources front line customer service responsibilities.
· Backup as needed for Banner data entry of non student employee information along with Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) processing (reviewing the edits and applying to the database).
· Enter information in the Banner system as needed for employment services and HRIS.
· Utilize PeopleAdmin system to assist departments in faculty hiring and assist applicants with inquiries.
· Apply faculty summer EPAFs in Banner.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work.
· Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work. Actively engage in University continuous improvement initiatives.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

· High school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

· 4 years office professional/clerical experience.
· 4 years of experience using personal computers and basic software packages.
· Experience using advanced features of word processing and spreadsheet/database software packages.
· 2 years of experience in a customer service environment.

Desirable Education and/or Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

· Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and written/oral communication skills.
· Demonstrated ability to learn and follow instruction.
· Demonstrated ability to independently organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
· Demonstrated ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.
· Demonstrated knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
· Demonstrated excellent attendance record and interpersonal skills.
· Demonstrated ability to be flexible and detail-oriented in a rapidly changing environment.
· Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team and contribute to the overall smooth operation of an office.
· Demonstrated commitment to contribute to a safe work environment.
· Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.
· Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of all information.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required training; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training

Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 18149
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date 04/10/2018
External Posting Date 04/10/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

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Additional Information

UAW Posting 4/10/2018 – 4/16/2018

External applicants are welcome to apply but will not be reviewed until after all internal UAW application materials.



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