Administrative Specialist III at Arkansas State University

Posted in Admin - Clerical 3 days ago.

Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas

Job Description:

Position #: 12123C

Department: Advising Services

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

# of openings: 1

Proposed Salary Range: $25,773.00

Type of Employment: Staff

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Closing: 7/5/22

Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Administrative Specialist III is responsible for coordinating office activities, researching and preparing special reports, and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage Advising Center lobby: oversee phone calls, messages, mail, setting of appointments, update calendars and appropriate presentation of the center
  • Manage computer lab: oversee update of antivirus software, monitor student use, and presentation
  • Official contact with physical plant and ITS for office maintenance
  • Process and file confidential forms
  • Assist with coordination of planned events including commencement ceremony
  • Complete financial transactions for office supply orders
  • Maintain updated office inventory
  • Provide supervision for student workers
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics
Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods
Knowledge of work-related subject area
Knowledge of computers and software applications

Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports
Ability to research and analyze related work program information
Ability to develop, recommend, interpret, and apply policies and procedures
Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports
Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

The administrative specialist will have daily contact with the center staff, as well as serve as the contact between department and other campus staff and faculty

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma

One (1) year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field

Two (2) years of experience in a specialized or a related field applicable to work performed

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or parts of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee

E-Verify Participation Notice:

E-Verify Right to Work:


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