Administrative Assistant - University Police Services

University of Nevada, Reno - Reno, NV4.3

Full-time
The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 4 for University Police Services. This position does not offer layoff rights and is contingent upon funding. This position is a grant funded position for a maximum of three years. The position will assist crime victims and witnesses with immediate needs and provide a variety of information on procedures and resources. Other duties include, but are not limited to: conducting presentations on safety awareness; assisting with victim or witness needs for medical, housing, food, and counseling; assisting in defusing difficult situations; helping people fill out reports; liaising between the victim and court personnel, lawyers, and other agencies; coordinating efforts with other departments; providing information on safety strategies and helping with plans of action; collecting and reporting relevant data; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: providing administrative/program support to professional staff and management; performing secretarial duties in support of a manager; coordinating communications between the manager, staff and program clientele; supervision of subordinate staff; researching information from internal and external sources; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

A valid Class “C” Nevada driver’s license or higher operator’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Schedule

The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

Compensation Grade

29

Classified Benefits

PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit

For more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits/educational-benefits/classified-staff

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).

For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/administrative-manual/2000-2999-personnel/classified-personnel/2362-classified-employee-family-opportunity-program-for-spouses-domestic-partners-and-dependents

Department Information

University officers have full police powers; certified under the laws of the State of Nevada. They perform the same function as officers from city, county and state agencies - enforcing all local, state and federal laws and ordinances within the jurisdiction of the University of Nevada, Reno. For more information, please visit the following site: www.unr.edu/police/about-police-services

Exempt

No
Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%
Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application.

Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter - Optional

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Veteran Interview Consideration – (optional) – To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Resume/CV section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc)

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.