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Administrative Support Professional II, Mining & Geological Engineering (Part Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Administrative Assistants

Posting Number: req18329

Department: Mining & Geological Engr

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Mining and Geological Engineering is seeking an administrative professional to help manage a large interdisciplinary research project on characterization, cataloging, and critical metals/minerals recovery from copper mine tailings. Activities involved include organizing workshops and other project meetings; communicating with academic, industry, government, and community stakeholders; engaging students and faculty from UA, ASU, and NAU; and helping manage the project, including timelines, budgets, and reporting. The applicant should have strong communication skills, project management experience, and familiarity with basic business practices.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Project coordination

  • Plans and Coordinates seminars, workshops, research and stakeholder meetings, and other events
  • Coordinates with MGE and affiliated campus mineral resources centers involved in project and events
  • Prepare and distribute reports on project activities/events


  • Works closely with business center (HMBC) on monthly budgets, reports, and other routine business activities
  • Maintain and update plans/protocols/reports for data management, document management, and change management
  • Recruits student workers and other employees as needed


  • Handle general inquiries from public, faculty, researchers and students
  • Support online and social media presence with project updates
  • Manages/facilitates communication within research group

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups/individuals
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Strong communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20

Job FTE: .5

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Organizational Administration

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $28.56 - $35.70

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Administrative Support

Job Function

Organizational Administration

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Isabel Barton


Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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