Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 3461741
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment


Admissions & Records Assistant 3 - Graduate School


R0133121
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Admissions and Records Assistant 3 for the Graduate School. This position will determine admissibility to graduate school by evaluating applications, transcripts, test scores and grade point averages. Other duties include, but are not limited to; formatting and assembling admissions packets; coordinating degree completion procedure; utilizing the student admission portal to transmit admission packets and manage student files; maintaining knowledge of enrollment procedures of the various graduate programs and campus; entering new students and updates into the Student Information System; being a liaison with graduate departments and program; explaining admissions requirements and policies; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of clerical experience, two years of which was in a college admissions and/or records office or relevant student services area which included records maintenance, public/customer relations, evaluation of detailed information and documents, and the explanation of complex policies and procedures; OR one year of experience as an Admissions & Records Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education admissions.

Experience with student information systems and document imaging systems.

Schedule

The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

Compensation Grade

Grade 27 (Entry, Step 01 $17.80/hr. - Step 04 $20.11/hr.)

In classified service, salary is in Grade and Step. The Step is determined based on the Nevada Administrative Code. Salary placement above a Step 01 at initial appointment is determined based on the recruitment, the candidate's qualifications, internal equity and budgets. A request to accelerate salary must be approved by Human Resources and abide by the Nevada Administrative Code.

To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: Classified Compensation. Select Salary schedule, PP01.

For more information, visit the Classified Salary Calculator

The Perks of PERS!

Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire.

"I'm so thankful that I followed the path that lead me to a PERS retirement. I was able to retire at age 60 with a paycheck close to my full salary. I watched the solid performance of PERS funds for 25 years. Even in times of a poor economy, PERS kept it together! I'm completely secure and confident that my retirement will always be there for me." - Robin F.

Rich retirement plan - Retirement Calculator

Perks of Working at UNR!
  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
  • Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave - Classified Benefits
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Staff Employees' Council (SEC) represents all Classified employees. SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. SEC


Grants-in-Aid for Classified Employees

The University encourages employees to pursue training and educational opportunities available to them through the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions. Tuition is paid in full when Classified employees enroll in a course that can apply toward the completion of a degree or is job-related. Classified Staff Grants-In-Aid Benefit

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

The University offers this program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of Classified employees (working at least 50%). The Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program may be used for undergraduate and graduate state-supported courses. Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Department Information

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is a very high research activity (Carnegie R1) public land grant university that is home to 13 schools and colleges. The mission of the Graduate School is to promote excellence in graduate education by directing and coordinating services for graduate programs, faculty, and students related to graduate admissions, recruitment, progression, graduate assistantship hiring and graduation. Graduate education at UNR is currently undergoing a period of unparalleled expansion in student numbers, diversity and graduate program offerings. The Graduate School houses the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and serves more than 90 postdoctoral fellows, 800 graduate faculty and 3,200 graduate students in more than 80 master's and doctoral programs, including eight interdisciplinary graduate programs and fully online master's programs in business administration, public health and social work. For more information, please visit the following link: www.unr.edu/grad

Contact Information

Pam Moore - moorep@unr.edu

Exempt
No

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.

Please attach the following attachment(s) to your application

Resume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter - (required)

Contact information for three supervisory references - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Admissions---Records-Assistant-3---Graduate-School_R0133121

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.








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