University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Administrative Professional

Administrative Professional—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Administrative Services Professional
Job Code: 3031, 3032
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard is part of a career progression within the Administrative Services Professional Series consisting of Administrative Professional and Administrative Professional Senior.

Job Overview

Perform administrative/business operations; implement and coordinate organizational processes for designated University areas.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform administrative/business operations; implement and coordinate organizational processes for designated University areas; use judgment in prioritizing work, resolving problems, and selecting methods within the framework of area guidelines; assess functions and identify short-term goals; assist in or establish, implement, and coordinate organizational processes related to human resources, fiscal management, and operational systems to facilitate work processes; assist in or develop operational, management, or planning projections and strategies; assist with or conduct  utilization/impact analysis.

Coordinate activities and processes related to area human resources, fiscal management, and operational systems; administer personnel actions, surveys, and studies; provide facilities, scheduling, space/equipment, and inventory management; and facilitate informational sessions.

Oversee and perform data management functions; compile, monitor, analyze, and prepare financial and administrative data that may be of a highly sensitive or confidential nature; develop and provide administrative, statistical, and related reports using standard and specialized software applications.

Serve as liaison with internal and external constituents; address inquiries and provide guidance, advice, or mediation specific to area of expertise and consistent with departmental guidelines; gather, interpret, and communicate complex internal/external policy and procedural information related to administrative and financial issues; advise and assist with strategies, projections, and process information for operational, planning, and management purposes to facilitate outcome resolution and ensure compliance with University and regulatory guidelines based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures; use judgment in the use of sensitive/confidential information.

May provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

 Bachelor's degree in a related field and two to four years' related experience required.

Last modified October 11 2011 02:20 PM