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Office Associate, Multi-Cultural

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Job Description
Office Associate, Multi-Cultural, 56098
Job Description or Duties: Office management for the Multicultural Affairs Office. Provide complex and responsible office and administrative support for all office staff, coordination of events and retreats, assists numerous student organizations with planning events and processing expenses, and coordinating travel. Facilitate service to students, parents, staff, faculty, and the public. Office management: provide complex and responsible office and administrative support for the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). Assists with detailed coordination of all events sponsored by this office as well as numerous student organizations connected with OMA. Maintain all office supplies, equipment, and other items as needed. Facilitate service to students, staff, parents, the public, faculty and administration. Utilize Microsoft Office programs and all University Operating systems. Assist in maintaining all departmental forms and information, as well as an organized filing system, and confidential student records. Complete and process all hiring and payroll paperwork for any student workers. Process all travel paperwork, coordinate all travel details with staff and student groups. Work closely with other UNK offices and follow all University policies and procedures. Work with numerous student organizations on event coordination, travel, and bill paying. Collect confidential student data and prepare reports for local and national entities on scholarship recipients. Use independent judgement based on general guidelines related to the function of the office. Maintain a high degree of integrity, exhibit professional demeanor and work productively as part of a team. This position reports to the Director of Multicultural Affairs.
Required Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or HS diploma plus 2 years of administrative experience. Excellent written communication. Microsoft Office programs experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of office experience in higher education preferably student affairs. Knowledge of UNK Business Operations. Working with public/students experience. Working with diverse populations. Experience with event planning.
HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins June 6, 2018. For more information and to apply visit For more information about the position contact: Monica Mueller, For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or
SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.
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