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Administrative Assistant III
University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire
Date Posted 05/27/2022
Admin-Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Operating Title

Administrative Assistant III

Long Classification Title


Campus Location



UNH Paul College Dean's Office

Summary of Position

This position provides critical support to the Paul College Dean’s Office working directly under the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and collaboratively with the Director of Undergraduate Programs. Major support responsibility areas include: academic scheduling, scholarship process support, catalog scheduling, as well as managing catalog changes. The individual in this position is expected to work collaboratively with other College and University administrative units to provide highly responsive and operational support for academic programs. Must be comfortable with ambiguity and change, have an aptitude for process improvement, feel comfortable experimenting with system and technology packages, have a good predisposition towards project and time management, and maintain confidentiality in communicating sensitive information and in handling confidential materials.

Acceptable minimum level of education

HS or equivalent

Acceptable minimum years of experience

3-5 years

Additional Job Information

Applicants should upload the following:

  • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three (3) references
  • Diversity statement of how your experience supports diversity and inclusion

Review of applications begins immediately; please submit early for full consideration.

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.

Posting Number


Other minimum qualifications

  • Five years of any combination of office experience and higher education.
  • Experience with record keeping, database management and software applications (such as Office 365 suite).
  • Extremely high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the team.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the general public.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in college/university or academic environment.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or additional related training or education.
  • Office or project management experience.
  • Organizational and analytical skills.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting


Percent Time Information (FTE)




EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Institution Information

The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, formerly the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, is one of seven colleges within the University of New Hampshire. It holds accreditation from the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Business Education (AACSB), the most elite business school accreditation, and had its accreditation recently extended in 2019. Most recently it was ranked #55 among undergraduate business programs by Poets & Quants Undergraduate, the only data-driven ranking for undergraduate business schools. The College’s online MBA program is ranked #40 by US News and World Report. Paul College is an inclusive community that respects and harnesses the power of diverse perspectives, identities and experiences to enhance learning.

The University of New Hampshire is committed to building and nurturing an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We also are committed to providing open and inclusive access for all alumni, volunteers, learners, employees, and visitors seeking to participate in our programs and activities. We venture to sustain a campus environment that fosters mutual respect and understanding. We believe diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion are foundational values inextricably linked to achieving our core educational mission and embrace the many characteristics of our community members that make them uniquely themselves. Here, you belong, and all are welcome.

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Posting Date


Open Until Filled


Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?


Interested Internal Candidates Exist?


Job Category

Hourly Staff (Non-Exempt)

Appointment Type


DOT Safety Information

None applicable


Paul College Academic Scheduling
  • Responsible for first draft of the Paul College complex course schedule and maintaining the schedule through each draft ensuring the continuous accuracy of the schedule.
  • Effectively communicate with department chairs, department administrators, and Paul program offices concerning academic course and exam scheduling.
  • Record and communicate approved, ongoing schedule changes in a timely manner and adhere to submission deadlines established by the College and University’s Registrar’s Office.
  • Work collaboratively with Registrar’s Office, Paul events team and other departments to coordinate academic course room requests and scheduling.
  • Organize and manage Dean’s-level academic program files and folders, keep records of syllabi and course proposals, and provide records and reports to committees upon request.
  • Update UNH course listings with approved course descriptions and details.
  • Gather information from faculty and departments to prepare common exam and final exam reports and requests.
  • Alert/remind faculty and staff of any pertinent communications from Registrar’s Office concerning academic policies or deadlines.
  • Support various responsibilities of academic programs in the areas of communication, file keeping and data gathering.


Paul College Scholarships
  • Coordinate scholarship application process through communicating with applicants and running reports from scholarship database for the Paul College Scholarships committee to review and award scholarships.
  • Maintain internal scholarship database of scholarship recipients and scholarship criteria.
  • Work closely with the office of financial aid, advancement, and finance teams to ensure the funds are correctly awarded and recorded, as well as verifying the financial need (and merit) of students who are applying.
  • Respond to student requests and manage emails for information related to scholarship applications support.
  • Liaison with the financial aid office to ensure students have received the scholarships awarded to them.
  • Adhere to legal requirements and regulations; such as FERPA.


Paul College Catalog
  • Assist with academic catalog process, including collecting and cataloging course approval paperwork and gathering catalog changes from departments/Undergraduate Programs Office.
  • Maintain records of changes to majors, options, minors, cognates and courses as voted by the faculty.
  • After Provost approval, edit curriculum and program changes in the catalog.
  • Make departmental edits on an annual basic.
  • Communicating with the Undergraduate Programs and Registrar’s offices to ensure the changes in the catalog are properly implemented.
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