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Assistant Director JOB ID 12715

Regular Full Time/ Exempted

Tempe Campus

Open to Public

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Posted Rate of Pay

$65,000-70,000/year; DOE

Duties and Responsibilities

Directs the administrative functions and services for the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Works closely with the Director of the School and the executive committee to ensure effective and timely support services. This position works with little supervision to direct the work of the administrative staff and is the primary contact to solve problems as they arise.

Examples of tasks include:

Provide leadership and direct work activities of staff
Serve as administrative liaison to the School’s centers and institutes
Supervise staff functions to ensure performance
Oversee the front office which includes reception, mail distribution and telephone inquiries and general customer service.
Oversee student services function to promote advising and student engagement
Building maintenance
Assist in space needs, renovation and coordinates office moves
Ensure communication flow w/in the school
Participate on internal and external committees
Act as liaison with Dean’s office for administrative functions
Special projects assigned by the Director.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment and six (6) years of related administrative experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR,Ten (10) years of related administrative experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications


Experience in: supervising staff; giving attention to detail; track multiple projects simultaneously; team leader; project management; MS office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Oultook); Peoplesoft. Demonstrated knowledge web software and databases.






Background Check Statement


ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Standard Statement


Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 63,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer


Close Date


November 15, 2007


Instructions to Apply


Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated. Complete required information and attach cover letter, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.  Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480-965-2701.

ASU does not pay candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated by the department at the time of call for interview