UT Health Administrative Assistant for Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Administrative Assistant for Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Requisition #: 210001FO
We are looking for an administrative assistant for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. This employee provides general administrative support to a department or group of professionals under general supervision. Performs work that is varied and generally administrative and/or project oriented. Work occasionally requires use of initiative and judgment. This position may provide secretarial support.
This administrative assistant will focus on setting up meetings and conference calls for the department. You will need to be able to do some financial reconciliation functions, and will handle administrative tasks around getting approvals from administration.
You will report to an office on the 11th floor of our University Professional Building. This location is in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, and it is on both Metro's bus and rail lines for commuters. The role comes with full UTHealth benefits including great healthcare options and participation in a pension plan administered by the State of Texas.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Resolves routine inquiries and questions and responds to non-routine correspondence or telephone contacts in area of responsibility within guidelines established by supervisor.
Composes correspondence and memoranda; prepares graphs, tables and manuscripts; prepares reports and presentation materials.
Schedules and maintains calendars and travel itineraries; coordinates related arrangements in compliance with all University, governmental, and/or grant policies and guidelines.
Develops filing systems; maintains files, records and reports for assigned area.
Receives, classifies, reconciles, consolidates, and/or summarizes documents and information.
Compiles data from reports using required knowledge of departmental, project, and/or university policies and procedures.
May be responsible for or assists with data entry and basic processing for the financial and/or human resources systems.
Schedules meetings and rooms, invites participants, and arranges refreshments and equipment as needed. May prepare and distribute meeting minutes.
May be required to maintain office supplies and equipment.
Screens calls and emails and receives and directs visitors.
Retrieves information from departmental and/or project records and may produce reports.
Handles confidential information and sensitive issues.
Provides back-up for other support staff as needed.
May provide guidance and direction to lower level staff. May train entry level clerical staff. May lead support staff.
May serve as administrative liaison with others within and outside assigned areas regarding administrative issues on purchasing, personnel, facilities and operations.
May be assigned routine budget or financial responsibilities by supervisor.
May maintain or reconcile financial records/reports.
Advises on policy and processes as assigned by supervisor. Is responsible for making routine decisions and judgment calls.
Other duties as assigned.
Working knowledge of standard Office Software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
Use of University financial systems may be required.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Associates degree preferred.
Four (4) years related work experience required.
Prior experience with scheduling, maintaining calendars, and travel itineraries required.
Prior experience preparing meeting materials or general reports preferred.
May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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