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Job ID: 124776

Administrative Assistant
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jun. 24, 2019
Title Administrative Assistant
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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University of Idaho

Administrative Assistant

Location: Off Campus Location - Gooding County Extension Office

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $14.32 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:

Provide administrative support for the Gooding County Extension Office. Perform a wide variety of secretarial, receptionist, financial, and support functions. Apply detailed computer program knowledge and applications in developing and maintaining records, collecting information, and developing, preparing, producing, and distributing a variety of business documents that may contain technical, scientific, legal, administrative, budgetary, and standard information relating to the Extension programs. The employee will be the first point of contact in the county Extension office which includes answering the telephone, directing telephone and walk-in clientele to the appropriate faculty, personnel, or program, responding to routine inquires and explaining office services to customers. Employee will use a variety of computer operations to complete daily assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Experience in: Office support functions including word processing; desktop publishing; filing; composing a variety of business documents; telephone and face-to-face customer service; researching, compiling, and summarizing data for reports; financial record keeping methods.

- Experience with: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Access), social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), website maintenance.

- Experience: Interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services; independently solving problems/performing liaison activities to deal with individuals or resolve conflicts in a work setting; coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements; maintaining strict confidentiality at all times.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Education: College degree in a related field or Business School graduate.

- Experience: Managing budgets which include responsibility for monitoring budget balances, approving expenditures, reconciling monthly statements, and providing input for budget development.

- Possess: Advanced computer skills such as web design and maintenance, spreadsheet management, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Word, Access, web, and accounting software; database experience to enter and retrieve information. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to write concise reports.

- Experience with: Electronic mail distribution lists and web applications.

- Ability to: Work professionally with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages; perform detailed work. Bilingual capabilities (English-Spanish).

- Knowledge of: University of Idaho Extension programs.

- Demonstrated ability to: Be organized; be self-directed; follow instructions; complete assignments with minimal supervision; perform detailed work; apply good decision-making skills; work under stress, perform last minute duties under the pressure of deadlines.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

- Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move heavy objects up to 25 pounds (Chairs, tables, heavy boxes, supplies, etc.).

- Willingness and ability to: Occasional work may be required in evenings and weekends and during fair time.

Posting Number: SP002242P

Posting Date: 06/20/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to those who apply by July 4, 2019. The position will remain open until a suitable applicant pool has been identified.

Position is .875 (35 hours/week) and includes full time benefits.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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