Position InformationPosting Number 20112615
Position Title Administrative Coordinator #499943 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Sociology Soc Work Crim Just
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
The Administrative Coordinator will act as office manager to perform administrative, secretarial, and clerical tasks and provide support to the Department Chair and three Program Directors in a multi-disciplinary department with 600+ undergraduate majors, 130 graduate students, and 30 full- time and adjunct faculty. This position will manage department files, databases, and reports as needed, and process travel requests and travel vouchers. In concert with the Department Chair, will prepare budget revisions, track budget and department expenditures on Financial Records System (FRS), prepare faculty contracts and overloads, and process F3.1's and hiring packets for new hires.
In collaboration with Program Directors and Chair, this position will help build course schedules and assist in classroom assignments, process requests for materials and supplies, and keep inventory of all equipment and maintain contracts on equipment. This position will also perform as liaison between faculty and students, and between university personnel and non-university contacts, and provide information to prospective students and exercise discretion in dealing with student problems. Perform other duties as assigned.
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered that includes:
What You'll Need to Succeed
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.
Veteran's Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, 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 $32,000 - $34,000 Work Hours
Application InformationPosting Date 02/14/2023
Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special InstructionsPosting Specific Questions
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