Department: Department of Cinema Studies
Classification: Administrative Program Assist
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $14.89 - $22.12 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes July 5, 2018
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following with your online application:
• A cover letter that clearly describes how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement.
• A resume of your educational and professional work experience.
• Three professional references (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted).
• Answers to the following supplemental questions:
1) Please describe your strengths that would make you the best choice for this position.
2) Describe how you remain organized, detail oriented, and accurate in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
3) Describe a time when you went the extra mile to meet the needs of a customer/client.
The Cinema Studies major is a comprehensive liberal arts degree that cultivates an appreciation of the arts, an ability to communicate ideas using a broad array of media, and an understanding of how various cultures tell their stories. Cinema Studies is a multidisciplinary major spanning the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the College of Design, and the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC). It includes a diverse array of courses in history, criticism, and aesthetics as well as in media production.
This department supports a computer lab and an equipment room located in Knight Library, which includes student monitors. The department also supports seven full-time faculty, three career instructors from CAS, one career instructor from College of Design, and one career instructor from SOJC. Additionally, there are four staff and up to four office student assistants.
The primary purpose of this position is to support the Business and Academic Operations of the Department of Cinema Studies through administrative projects and coordinating services. This includes supporting the Cinema Studies Administrative Team, which includes the Department Head, Associate Department Head, Student Services Assistant Director, and Business Manager.
This position supports the Business Manager in office operations, student employee supervision, and financial processing; supports the Associate Department Head in coordinating the development and data management of the curriculum; supports the Student Services Assistant Director in academic advising, internship development, and employer relations; and coordinates communication with faculty, inter-unit staff, student majors, Cinema Studies alumni, and industry professionals. Additionally, this position requires an in-depth knowledge of the Department of Cinema Studies and its Business and Academic Operations.
• Three years of office experience which included two years at full performance level and experience generating documents; and
• Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high degree of accuracy
• Strong customer service skills
• Detail oriented with the ability to task organize and balance competing priorities
• Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
• Strong sense of discretion and professionalism
• Three years of experience working with word-processing, databases, and spreadsheets
• Two years of customer service background
• Project management experience
• Supervisory experience
• Excellent proofreading skills
• Event planning experience
• Proficiency using information management systems and applications such as Microsoft Office Suite and Banner® by Ellucian
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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