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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Posted: 09/8/2022
Administrative Specialist

The Administrative Specialist provides highly skilled professional support and performs administrative duties for the Associate and Assistant Vice Chancellors within the Executive Vice Chancellor’s office. The Administrative Specialist serves as the first point of contact for office guests and is responsible for ensuring a professional and welcoming environment, overseeing general office management and maintenance functions. The Administrative Specialist is responsible for managing and coordinating multiple calendars for approximately six members of the leadership team, scheduling appointments, and assisting with prioritization of requests and reprioritization when new issues arise. The position manages an array of general office functions and office suite locations, and provides broad support as needed (e.g. event support, special project support, backup to EVC Executive Assistant). The Administrative Specialist provides impeccable client service to a wide range of constituents and guests, including university faculty, administrators, staff, students and alumni, campus guests, and external consultants and the general public. The executive assistant will join an energetic and supportive administrative team in an office with opportunities that strive to leverage individual strengths, talents, and interests.

Minimum qualifications include:
Bachelor’s degree plus five years progressively responsible administrative experience or customer relations; equivalent education/experience considered. Demonstrated experience working with high-level administrators and constituent groups. Proficient in relevant software programs, including word, excel, Adobe and Outlook. Evidence of excellent communication and organizational skills. Sound judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters. Possess a strong service-centered philosophy and ability to work independently and effectively as a team member.

Preferred qualifications include:
Familiarity with UNL academic programs, administrative structure and software programs.

Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins June1. View requisition  S_220569 at to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.