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Institutional Support (Admin & Fiscal Support Sp)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Natural Sciences, Dean's Office
Date Posted:
January 05, 2018
Closing Date:
January 22, 2018
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serve as a liaison for the Dean with all faculty and staff in the College, all offices within the UH System, community organizations, government agencies, and external individuals/groups.
  2. Represents the Dean by welcoming all visitors with aloha and providing a first-level response where appropriate and coordinates and maintains the Dean's schedule.
  3. Develops itineraries and agendas, arranges meetings, maintains central calendar and organizes appointments.
  4. Records, transcribes and distributes meeting minutes, files, retrieves documents, records and reports.
  5. Research subject matter and act as a resource for inquiries regarding high profile meetings and special events of the Dean. Respond and provide direction and guidance on special projects of the Dean.
  6. Promotes the CNS as college of choice through the creation and coordination of promotional materials and events via CNS newsletter, website content, campus and/or community news articles, career day/college open house, etc.,
  7. Strategize, design, plan & develop special programs, meetings and activities of the Dean, which enhance the image of the college, establish & maintain collaborative endeavors and ensure college achieves its goals and objective.
  8. Facilitate in the coordination and processing of all Tenure & Promotion guidelines, Faculty Contract Renewals, Teaching Awards, Periodic Reviews, and Scholarship paperwork with all CNS Departments. Ensures all deadlines are met.
  9. Tracks department requests to the Dean. manages doc required for processing requests. Coordinates w/ Chief Administrative. Services. Officer to ensure requests meet applicable criteria, submitted in a timely manner and follows through on inquiries.
  10. Provides technical advice, interpretations, and/or makes effective recommendations to Dean, Chief Administrative Services Officer, and Department Chairs regarding the use of UH foundation accounts. Ensures compliance of UH policies and procedures.
  11. Schedule and coordinate projects & meetings, including the advisory council meetings. Develop agendas, research topics, & moderate & facilitate meeting discussion. Assist Dean with follow up with meeting participants and to address recommendations made.
  12. Manages & monitors all college UH Foundation accounts; ensures proper recording of expenditures & encumbrances. Prepares budget & expenditure statements of UH Foundation accounts to Dean, Chief Administrative Services Officer & Department Chairs.
  13. Promotes information communication and maintains confidentiality as appropriate and protects operations.
  14. Prepare reports and presentation materials for the Dean through data gathering, researching and analysis.
  15. Designs and maintains administrative databases for recording, researching, filing and report generation.
  16. Assists in identifying high-risk solutions and alert the Dean to harmful situations that could cause potential damage in reputation or financially to the College of Natural Sciences.
  17. Communicates to Department Chairs important information such as deadlines to ensure compliance with UH policies and procedures.
  18. Provide support to Dean's office operations as necessary.
  19. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Education, or related field and 1 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for office management and/or business administration; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in office management and/or business administration demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.
  3. Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with office management and/or business administration.
  4. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the office setting.
  5. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Familiar with administrative policies and procedures of University of Hawaii or possesses the perspective and understanding of an educational institution similar to University.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume), names of 3 professional references and official transcripts to the address below.
  1. College of Natural Sciences, Dean's Office
  2. 2565 McCarthy Mall, Keller 201
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Corey Nakamoto;

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