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University of Washington ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 3 in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 210653

Department: STATISTICS

Posting Date: 08/05/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,420-$4,558 PER MONTH

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. (

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is one of the largest academic units on the UW Seattle campus, employing over 1400 tenure-track and research faculty, in 43 departments and centers, and generating an average $120 million dollars in sponsored research each year. CAS is comprised of 4 major divisions – Arts, Humanities, Social Science and Natural Science – whose cutting-edge research spans from malaria treatment to solar energy to human rights. CAS is home to diverse music, art, drama, dance, digital arts academic units and degrees, and runs one performance hall (Meany) and two major museums (Henry Art and Burke). CAS academic programs support more than 22,000 undergraduates and 2600 graduate students. The College occupies over 1 million square feet of space spread across campus and off-campus facilities in more than 50 buildings. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. The Department of Statistics (one of the top ranked Statistics programs in the nation) is seeking a well-rounded, service-oriented individual with good communication skills, creativity, and energy to provide administrative and fiscal support. Join our team and mission to provide excellent customer service to a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students. This position reports to the Manager of Research and Fiscal Operations of the Department. Position Description: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Assist the Fiscal Management team of the Department with financial and administrative responsibilities including: Procurement using ARIBA (E-Procurement, Travel arrangements and reimbursements, E-Reimbursements, BPO’s, invoices), Procard & CTA reconciliation, monthly budget reconciliation, Department Payroll/Workday HCM2, department computing recharge center monthly invoicing, minor facilities requests, and special projects. - Oversee and/or execute office operations including: visitor reception, department web-based directories and personnel database, checkout of laptops and projectors, conference room scheduling, minor facilities requests, daily mail and express shipments, key distribution and electronic door access, maintenance of department bulletin and photo boards, distribution of reimbursement and pay checks, coordination of departmental office machines. - Assist faculty with the coordination of the academic year weekly departmental seminar including preparation and distribution of weekly seminar notices, coordination of seminar refreshments, and possible travel planning and coordination for invited speakers during the academic year. - Assist faculty with the coordination of appointment scheduling for our consulting program, and act as a liaison with clients for the statistical consulting class. - Direct and/or support activities in relation to the department’s established goals and objectives including researching, collecting and preparing information and reports. Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in administrative support, overseeing and executing office operations. Additional Requirements

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products like Excel (including formulas and formatting), Word, and Outlook.

  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Excellent customer service.

  • High level of organizational skills with attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with a high degree of tact, judgment, discretion and diplomacy.

  • Positive team player who can remain flexible in changing situations and take initiative as needed.

  • Ability to balance the demands of pressing, immediate tasks with the follow-through necessary for long-term projects. Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field.

  • UW experience with Payroll, Workday, Procard & CTA reconciliation, ARIBA (including Procurement, Contracts/BPOs, Travel reimbursements, Non-PO Invoices, e-Reimbursements), EDW

  • Access DB experience

  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse office environment.

  • Prior web maintenance experience. Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.