Portland State University (PSU) is a thriving campus in downtown Portland, easily accessible by bike and public transit, and surrounded by many restaurants, food carts, parks, and local businesses. As Oregon’s most affordable public research university, Portland State University offers tremendous opportunity to 27,000 students from all backgrounds. Our motto to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to finding innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global problems. Our location in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities gives our students unmatched access to career connections and an internationally acclaimed culture scene.
PSU’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) -- recently ranked one of the Best Places to Work in IT -- empowers students, faculty, and staff through technology. Our number one value is our employees: we support a culture of inclusion, actively encourage a healthy work-life balance, and strive to support our employees professionally and personally. We strongly support professional development, and there are many opportunities on campus and in the local Portland area. PSU offers a sizable tuition discount and we encourage our staff to take advantage of this, be it for pursuing a degree or personal interest. In OIT, we believe that this type of support creates a positive environment for our employees both at work and in their personal lives. We are a department of dynamic, engaged, collaborative, and communicative people, and seek to attract more of the same. Read more about why we’re a great place to work at https://www.pdx.edu/oit/employment
In this position, you will provide service order coordination and operational support requested by varying PSU departments on campus, and will work closely with telecom coordinators to assist with order creation and provide technician/analyst support as required.
Skills and Requirements:
Four years of experience as an executive assistant, administrative analyst, researcher or administrative officer which included administrative duties, provision of technical assistance, or operations review. Two of the required years must have included administration or oversight of an on-going project or program.
A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration or a closely-related field may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience. There is no substitution for the two years of administrative experience.
Note: Preference may be given to individuals with experience in a specialty area specific to the position opening.
Additional Minimum Requirements:
Demonstrated experience in project management
Demonstrated proficiency with project management software
Proven experience managing multiple projects concurrently
Ability to multitask and work well under tight deadlines
Must be results-oriented, a disciplined self-starter
Must have sound judgment, anticipatory skills, confidentiality, negotiation, problem-solving and customer service skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills
Successful completion of a background check
Experience with structured cabling systems.
Experience in the telecommunications field.
Experience with telecom order management software.
Key Cultural Competencies:
Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Adheres to all PSU policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.
The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $22.12 and $33.89/hr with an excellent benefits package including 95% employer paid premiums (employees and eligible dependents) and significantly reduced tuition rates for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Oregon Public Universities. After completing six full months employees are eligible to choose between our two employer paid pension programs in addition to two voluntary retirement programs. Wellness options include access to the PSU rec center at a reduced rate and free wellness programs. For a comprehensive view of all PSU benefits, visit the PSU Total Compensation Calculator page (https://www.pdx.edu/hr/psu-total-compensation-calculator).
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please read the qualifications in the full job announcement and apply at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/26771
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