Library Administrative Services Coordinator (HR) -- University of North Texas -- Denton, TX

UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Library Administrative Services Coordinator (HR)
Department UNT-University Library-Gen-141000
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible
Additional Retirement Information For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php .
Salary Information Salary is dependent on qualifications with a minimum of $39,270.00.

Department Summary
Join our team of highly collaborative professionals focused on making UNT Libraries the best place to work. Our team supports each other, our faculty, staff and students by not only providing excellent service but, being outstanding colleagues and creating a work environment that focuses on the whole person to include wellness, work life balance, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility all while having fun.

A wide range of student- and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the Libraries’ integral role in the University of North Texas community. As the most-used service on campus and an essential component of education and research at the University of North Texas, the Libraries offer access to more than 6 million items (print and digital) along with expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals. We provide innovative programs and support to enhance the relationship between teaching and learning at the University of North Texas.

The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with44,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to equity,diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence. We are big and bold | All About UNT

With 7.5 million people and two international airports, DFW is the fourth-largest metro area in the United States. DFW is racially, ethnically, religiously, and culturally rich and maintains a long-standing commitment to the arts exemplified by local attractions such as the Dallas Arts District and the Fort Worth Cultural District. UNT’s proximity to these major metropolitan centers ensures that our new colleague will be able to access a wide range of activities and cultural experiences. The university also has a generous benefits, leave and perks package.

UNT is located in Denton, Texas, a growing city with a small-town feel and a thriving arts and music scene centered on its downtown Square and is connected by highways and light rail to the major transportation hubs and big-city attractions of Dallas and Fort Worth, about 40 miles away. Want to know more about why you should consider coming to Denton? Check out Discover Denton.

In the UNT Libraries, we define diversity in the broadest terms because we recognize that the best solutions come from a diverse mix of perspectives and backgrounds. We value the qualities, both visible and invisible, that our colleagues bring to their work every day and understand that our differences are our greatest strength.

We recognize our responsibility to foster an open, welcoming environment where students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds can collaboratively learn, work, and serve.We are dedicated to creating a climate that values and actively promotes an equitable and inclusive environment that removes barriers to full participation.

Position Overview
This role will assist the library admin team on a variety of tasks and projects to make UNT Libraries a best workplace. This position is responsible for providing executive, administrative, and analytical support for UNT Libraries. This position coordinates activities within the libraries and across UNT, identifies opportunities for improvement, researches solutions and makes recommendations. Assists with integrating diversity and inclusion into all aspects of employee work life.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and three years of highly responsible and varied office administration or business management experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Advanced written communication skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting/budgeting procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks,and to coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan and organize multiple programs and assignments effectively.
  • Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Strong problem-solving skill
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative/innovative

We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleague develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering diverse inclusive and equitable libraries to apply.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Required License / Registration /Certification none
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Administrative Coordinator
Physical Requirements Sitting, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties

  • Responsible for and assists with various projects including researching best practices,making recommendations, developing, and implementing solutions on topics including recognition, DEI, wellness, engagement, academic research libraries, organizing shared drive, etc.
  • Development of job aids, developing and improving processes and related documentation.
  • Assists with a variety of hiring and on boarding activities to help improve the sense of belonging for new employees. Tasks may include internal equity reviews, creation of initial appointment paperwork and associated appointments and will serve as back up to other hiring tasks. Assists with integrating diversity and inclusion into all aspects of employee work life.
  • Responsible for a variety of tasks Including tasks related to promotion, reappointment,hiring, off boarding, ePARs, preparation of memos, and survey creation.
  • Identify areas where internal processes can be streamlined or improved and recommend and develop solutions.
  • Responsible for collecting, maintaining, and analyzing data for a variety of purposes including salaries and assessing progress on DEI initiatives, meeting prep, etc.
  • Provides executive support including correspondence and calendar maintenance.

Posting Number S5401P

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application. Cover letter should include a brief diversity statement explaining how the applicant will contribute to UNT’s commitment to fostering an open, diverse and inclusive community.

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/66468

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