St Edwards University
  • Science
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Administrative Coordinator

School of Natural Sciences

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Administrative Coordinator in the School of Natural Sciences. The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative, clerical, and budget support to the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Natural Sciences.

For consideration, candidates must meet the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. More than one year of budget/finance-related experience; experience managing complex budgets involving multiple accounts, restrictions, and/or grants preferred. Work experience in higher education preferred. Ability to coordinate workload and manage multiple and competing priorities. Excellent communication skills. High level of competence in standard office software, including Excel. Experience with or willingness to learn specialized software, including Smartsheet, Qualtrics, and Tableau. Collaborative and friendly disposition.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Greeting faculty and staff and responding to inquiries via phone and email
  • Assisting with event planning and logistics
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising student employees
  • Maintaining appearance of office and ordering supplies
  • Budget management, including tracking multiple complex accounts (including accounts associated with grants), assisting faculty and staff with purchasing and travel, and preparing reports

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No calls please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020371

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