This position is covered by the AFSCME Clerical Union. Union/Fair share deductions may be made.
Job Summary: The Human Rights Center seeks a talented individual to assist the team with a broad range of administrative and logistical tasks in support of the Center’s mission as a world-class center for human rights research, teaching, and advocacy. The Administrative Coordinator has a key role in the effective execution of the Center’s programming, communications, and operations. This opening is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a dynamic academic center working to advance human rights protections at home and around the world. The Human Rights Center is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply
Field inquiries and incoming communications, including by mail, phone, email, social media, and in person
Maintain office space and supplies; manage daily operational needs
Maintain an organized hard-copy and electronic filing system for the Center
Process all expenses, invoices, and payments with the Finance department
Coordinate logistics for all events, including room reservations, RSVPs, food and supplies, copies, and travel and hospitality arrangements for invitees
Draft correspondence for a range of audiences including students, donors, faculty, community partners, and public
Support implementation of the Center’s communication strategy, with social media engagement and publicity efforts.
Know and adhere to all University policies, and support faculty, staff, and visitors to navigate University procedures and resources
Assist in monitoring implementation of the operational budget
Provide additional administrative support to directors as requested
Pay range: $15.70 - $26.41 hourly
High School/GED and four years of related office and administrative support experience. Training/education may be substituted for some of the years of experience.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills
Demonstrated excellent organizational and time-management skills
Demonstrate a solid understanding of and affinity with HRC’s mission
Proven ability to take initiative to solve problems independently and proactively
Experience with budgeting and/or financial administration
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.