Provide wide range of administrative support to the Department Chair of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design. Provide assistance, anticipate needs, gather information, consider implications, and evaluate priorities and have awareness of important issues and information. Collect, organize, and analyze department data utilizing Microsoft Excel. Manage department webpages and assist in the organization of departmental events. Coordinate complex scheduling/meetings involving multiple calendars, outreach and communications activities for the office. Attend meetings and record minutes of faculty meetings and similar activities led by the department head. Prepare reports, letters, and other documents. Oversee the submission of annual faculty accomplishment reports and promotion and tenure files to the Department Head and Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee, and prepare documentation of these for submission to the next level of administration. Supervise department staff.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant administrative experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software programs. Detail-oriented and accurate with strong organizational and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently within established procedures. Ability to preserve confidentiality. Ability to supervise staff. Self-starter and ability to anticipate and effectively solve problems. Ability to present information in a way that facilitates decision-making. Ability to assist the Chair in management of tasks and time and to represent oneself and department well to others.
Experience in higher education setting and/or supervisory experience. Experience with large integrated financial management system and database software programs.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.