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Position InformationPosting Number 20112667
Position Title Administrative Specialist #499615 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Study Abroad & Student Exchange
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
This position reports to the Executive Director for OIES and also works closely with OIES team members. The person in this role is responsible for providing administrative and technical support to the department. The Administrative Specialist exercises broadly delegated authority in the administration of the department with regards to marketing communication, purchasing, accounting, office management, and other administrative activities. Responsibilities require communication and technical skills, considerable energy, initiative, judgement, reliability, confidentiality, cultural sensitivity, and organization and knowledge of department and University policies. Excellent customer service and collaboration skills are essential for success in this position.
What You'll Do – Position Duties
As a member of our team, you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
Working with Student Health Center Insurance Coordinator and AHP Health Insurance
Provider to enroll new and continuing international students and their dependents with
AHP health insurance for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
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.
Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer
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 $28,000 - $30,500 Work Hours
Application InformationPosting Date 08/21/2023
Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special InstructionsPosting Specific Questions
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