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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 3 (50% FTE) Req #: 175690 Department: UW TACOMA, CENTER FOR URBAN WATERS Job Location: UW Tacoma Posting Date: 01/07/2020 Closing Info: Closes On 01/30/2020 Salary: 50% of $3,255 - $4,338 per month Union Position: Yes Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
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The Center for Urban Waters is a highly collaborative university-led applied science research center dedicated to finding globally-applicable solutions to urban water quality problems in the Pacific Northwest. We seek a resourceful self-starting Administrative Assistant 3 to work independently under general supervision to assist our program staff in the Puget Sound Institute with setting up technical workshops and working group meetings along with general administrative support to the ongoing operations of the Center.
The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communications skills, have the confidence to make decisions, enjoy organizing and executing high quality professional workshops, and be willing to provide assistance as needed to a group of scientists and engineers (no scientific/technical experience is required). Experience with UW purchasing and travel procedures and working within a grant-funded environment helpful but not required.
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