Job Location:

Job Posting Title:

Temporary Administrative Associate (UTEMPS)


Hiring Department:

UTemp Pool


Position Open To:

All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours:



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Earliest Start Date:



Position Duration:

Expected to Continue Until Nov 18, 2022





Job Details:

General Notes

Only competitive applicants selected will be contacted and provided with instructions on the continued application process. This temporary assignment may be filled at any time.  Please no phone calls or emails. The projected end date for this assignment is November 18, 2022. This temporary assignment may transition to regular status. This assignment is located at the West Pickle Research Campus.


Provide administrative support for Innovation and Economic Impact (IEI) operations as directed. 


  • Assisting in front office reception duties, answering the main telephone line, and receiving packages and visitors as needed. Providing scheduling support as needed using Outlook calendar. Receiving and processing mail and courier packages and deliveries as needed.

  • Performing cashier duties by processing incoming checks as needed. Preparing processed checks for courier pickup and deposit. Preparing payment vouchers in *DEFINE. Assisting in Workday processes. General office duties: copying, filing, creating facilities work orders.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience at the Administrative Assistant level, OR High School graduation or GED. Minimum of five years of clerical experience, including one year of experience at the Administrative Assistant level or equivalent. History of regular and punctual attendance. Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload according to the needs of the business. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Proven ability to provide accurate and error-free data entry and word processing. Proven experience managing calendars and schedules for mid-level executives or administrators. Demonstrated a high degree of efficiency and professionalism. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information and documentation in a professional manner. Demonstrated ability to manage deadlines in a timely manner, continually prioritize workload, and work efficiently and effectively both independently and as a team member. Proven experience processing and arranging travel and related expenses. Ability to anticipate next steps and initiate action without being asked. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors or advanced degree. More than five years working in an administrative support role. Demonstrated experience relating in a professional manner in person and via written communication. Proven strong work ethic. Prior experience using UT administrative and financial systems and integrated services such as DocuSign, *DEFINE, Workday, UTBox, WORQS, FRMS, PointPlus, and UT Market. Experience in using data entry applications and inputting accurate data directly into a database. 10-key by touch. Prior experience working in a university setting. Extensive knowledge and experience using a database to record and monitor data. Results-oriented individual with a proven record of developing and moving projects forward. Proven ability to accurately follow directions. Experience directly related to the functions described.

Hourly Rate


Working Conditions

  • Attire: Business Casual

  • Jeans ok, no holes, no shorts

  • Standard Office Environment, Use of manual dexterity, Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Work Shift

  • Hours per week – 40

  • The work schedule is from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Some flexibility – will need to be discussed with the supervisor

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.


Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:



Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.