University of Nevada, Reno – Latino Research Center: Administrative Assistant 2

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a part time Administrative Assistant 2 for the Latino Research Center (LRC). The position involves performing a series of fiscal and HR-related tasks. Other duties include, but are not limited to: coordinating the center’s travel; operating the front desk of the LRC and performing reception task such as answering the phone, regular checking of the LRC email account, answering questions, and greeting visitors; working with the LRC Coordinator and the Director; maintaining records and files; assisting to compile various reports and statistics for the center; coordinating committees, meetings, events and draft minutes; assisting with the onboarding and pay admin entries for student workers; assist and coordinate with subscriptions to the center’s journal Border-lines; communicating with various departments regarding co-hosting and sponsorship; ordering office supplies; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff; OR one (1) year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additionally, this position requires that the candidate be bilingual in English and Spanish, both written and oral.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Workday


The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from varying times; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. On-site work is required.

Compensation Grade


Classified Compensation

Classified Benefits

PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: Classified Benefits

Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit

For more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit.

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).

For more information, please visit: Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Department Information

The Latino Research Center serves as a nexus between the Latinx communities in Northern Nevada and US Latinx communities more generally in order to foster research, student achievement, faculty collaboration, advocacy, and outreach in a manner that best meets the educational, intellectual, and cultural needs and goals of both the university and the State of Nevada.  The university has a close relationship to the city of Reno, an emerging tech and innovation hub with a diverse population and a rich cultural history that hosts an active art and music scene. Known for its proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno is close to Sacramento and San Francisco and has an international airport with direct flights to many U.S. transportation hubs and to Mexico.

Contact Information 

Julie Lucero –