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Academic Administrative Professional II

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

Posting Number: req11782

Department: School of Govt & Public Policy

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP) at the University of Arizona invites applications for a Manager, Administration (Academic Administrative Professional II). The Manager, Administration coordinates regularly with the administrative, advising, and business staff that support SGPP. This position requires technical competency, dedication to a team approach, personal accountability, accuracy, timeliness and excellent communication skills.

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

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Department Administration:
* Assist leadership in coordinating and implementing strategies to ensure effective administration to support the academic mission of the School;
* Use expertise to provide support in development of job descriptions, search committees, and performing reference checks, in consultation with Assistant Director;
* Provide advisory, referral, and information services as liaison between students, advisors, and faculty within SGPP;
* Work with International Faculty & Scholars (IFS) and the Social Sciences Business Center to submit Visa requests for faculty, postdocs, and invited visitors;
* Collect and maintain data in oversight of, and report on, program fee management to ensure adherence to ABOR policies;
* Collect and maintain data in oversight of, and report on, awarding of scholarships to ensure that all development commitments are met;
* Manage biannual collection and review of school/course syllabi, using expertise to provide advice and support to faculty and staff on the updating and inputting of Learning Outcomes Assessments in compliance with the HLC;
* Review all new course proposals and modifications for school, ensuring adherence to HLC compliance policies.
* Complete special projects requested by the Department Head
* Other duties as assigned

Administrative Support:
* Provide guidance to faculty, staff, and graduate students in collaboration with Business Team to process travel authorizations and arrangements, p-card transactions, and expense reimbursements;
* Plan, coordinate, and carry out school events as directed by leadership, including but not limited to workshops, conferences, speaker series, receptions, and ceremonies;
* Process Designated Campus Colleagues (DCCs) requests for SGPP;
* Organize itineraries and travel for faculty job candidates and other invited guests.
* Assist School Director with calendar and scheduling of meetings

Office Operations:
* Provide advisory, referral, and information services to students, parents, and other visitors to main office;
* Coordinate and implement daily operations within the main office, to include ordering supplies, assisting with room reservations/usage, monitoring of the Ammex Alarm, maintenance of recycling and shredding;
* Manage facilities and technology needs for the school, to include faculty office relocations;
* Coordinate all departmental key requests and annual Key Desk audits;
* Maintain all department level listserv access, subscriptions, and marketing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Ability to effectively communicate with individuals & organizations with a broad range of viewpoints and backgrounds

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of
    related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work
    experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, or a related field
  • Experience with UArizona's UAccess proprietary software and systems

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Academic Administration

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $54,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Academic Affairs

Job Function

Academic Administration

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Position questions can be directed to Angela Hackett at

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

The names of three references will be requested of candidates selected for interviews.

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 an 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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