Support Assistant - School of Dentistry
Support Assistant - School of Dentistry
Location: Houston, Texas
UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry
Requisition #: 230002N9
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
UTHealth Houston's School of Dentistry Office of the Dean is hiring for a Support Assistant to join their team of professionals. The position will be responsible for the office front desk , calendar maintenance and meetings; travel arrangements ; reconciliation; reimbursements; timesheets ; without salary faculty tracking/compliance and other routine clerical activities involving a high degree of confidentiality; and more. The ideal candidate will have good verbal/written communication and organizational skills.
Location: 7500 Cambridge, Houston, Texas 77030
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Under clearly defined supervision, performs a variety of basic to moderately complex clerical tasks to support assigned area. This position may provide secretarial support. Departments may provide additional guidance with a departmental position description.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Handles general inquiries, collects and processes paperwork such as document processing, record keeping, and report compilation.
Transcribes correspondence and memoranda; prepares graphs; tables and manuscripts; prepares reports and presentation materials.
Schedules and maintains calendars and travel itineraries; coordinates related arrangements in compliance with all University, governmental, and/or grant policies and guidelines.
May maintain and reconcile assigned financial records/ reports for area.
Completes and processes forms and documents using standard policies and procedures.
Maintains financial record keeping systems.
Schedules meetings and rooms, invites participants, and arranges refreshments and equipment as needed. May prepare and distribute meeting minutes.
Maintains office supplies and equipment.
Screens calls and receives and directs visitors.
Handles basic, noncomplex inquiries.
May advise on basic policy and processes as assigned by supervisor
Other duties as assigned.
Basic knowledge of standard Office Software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
One (1) year related work experience required. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.
UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.
In addition, all UTHealthHoustonemployees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.
Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.