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Administrative Assistant to Executive

Location: UNMMG Office of Clinical Contract Services (OCCS)
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Requisition Code: A5051
# of Openings: 1


Job Code/Title: A5051/ Admin Assistant to Executive

FLSA: Exempt
Grade: AE08


Writing Sample Required:  Meeting Minutes

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

The Office of Clinical Contract Services is seeking an Administrative Assistant to the Executive to support the Vice President and other managers within the department.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Under limited supervision, provides operational coordination and administrative support to Executive of the UNM Medical Group, Inc. May independently administer a defined program initiative or service operation for the office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees and administers the day-to-day activities of the administration office; develops policies, procedures, and systems which ensure productive and efficient office operation.

  2. Provides assistance and support to the office principal in problem solving, project planning and management, and development and execution of stated goals and objectives.

  3. Serves as a primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with other offices, individuals, and external institutions and agencies on a range of specified issues.

  4. Organizes and facilitates meetings, conferences, and other special events, as required.

  5. Schedules multiple meetings for the Executive and other Senior staff as required; takes notes, writes and distributes accurate minutes in a timely fashion.

  6. May oversee and administer the day-to-day activities of one or more specialized program initiatives for the unit, as assigned.

  7. Provides and/or oversees provision of staff support to the office, to include handling walk-up and phone interactions, maintaining calendars and travel arrangements, screening, analyzing, and responding to incoming correspondence, handling day-to-day problems and situations, and provision of secretarial support.

  8. Assists in the coordination, supervision, and completion of special projects, as appropriate.

  9. May provide backup to the Human Resources Department.

  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

Successful completion of 60 college-level credit hours and 5 years of directly related experience. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  • Records maintenance skills.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.

  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple projects.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Skill in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

  • Strong organizational and coordination skills

  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office 2007 software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Adobe Software.

Conditions of Employment

  • A valid New Mexico Driver's License, or ability to obtain a valid NM Driver's License within six months of hire, is required for this job.

  • Ability to travel between offices and clinics.

  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

  • Fingerprinting, and subsequent clearance, is required.

  • Must provide proof of varicella & MMR immunity or obtain vaccinations within 90 days of employment.

  • Must obtain annual influenza vaccination.

  • If this position is assigned to a clinical area, successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-placement medical evaluation/health screen.  Required N-95 mask fitting, testing, vaccinations to include annual TST, Tdap, and Hepatitis B will be determined based on location and nature of position.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • No or very limited physical effort required.



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