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COSS County Administrative Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type NC Cooperative Extension
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Job Type Full-Time - Permanent
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Title COSS County Administrative Assistant
Working Title COSS County Administrative Assistant
Salary Range $27,875 - $42,422
Anticipated Hiring Range Minimum $27,875
Position Number WT-00042606-0418
Work Schedule 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 117105 - West District - Clay
Job City & State Hayesville NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications and events, Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens. Clay County has a population of 10,915 and is in the Southwest portion of North Carolina.

Essential Job Duties

The Extension Administrative Assistant is the office manager for the County Extension Center. This position provides administrative support for Extension staff and programs.

Other Work/Responsibilities

- Greeting public
- Processing incoming and outgoing mail
- Financial record management and budget
- Maintaining office supplies
- Document formatting and proofreading
- Maintaining office records
- Office technology (computer) contact
- Assist with office compliance of all local, state, federal, and NC Cooperative Extension guidelines
- Assist Agents in marketing programs

Minimum Experience/Education

Graduation from high school and two years of related experience; or graduation from a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and one year related experience

Departmental Required Skills

- Must have the ability to work with diverse audiences
- Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
- Must possess good written and oral communication skills
- Must be able to switch tasks quickly
- Must have good organizational skills
- Must possess efficient keyboarding and computer skills

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

- Experience with budgeting, customer service and social media marketing preferred
- Must be motivated and comfortable taking initiative with assigned tasks
- Must be a team member dedicated to supporting a positive and creative work environment
- Experience with web page management, desktop publishing, and newsletter design and preparation are preferred.
- Previous Cooperative Extension experience is preferred

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 04/10/2018
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. NCCE: Would you be able to develop a spreadsheet or design a flyer using your knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word or Publisher during the interview process?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please describe your experience with Microsoft Office, email, and internet functions.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2