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Administrative Specialist lll

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR
  • Expired: 26 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Information

**Posting Number** CA128P

**Quick Link for Posting**

**Working Title** Administrative Specialist lll

**Position Number** 17223

**Department** Plant Pathology

**About the University**

About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture

The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

**About the College/Department**

**Department Home Page**

**Job Type** Staff

**Summary of Job Duties**

The Administrative SpecialistIIIis responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents and performing general office duties.

This position will support office activities and serve as the departmental webmaster. This position will also maintain all departmental leave (appointed and hourly), serve as the departmental receptionist, regularly ship/receive packages and assist with events.

As this person serves as the first point of contact for the department, regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential.

**Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.**

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.

**Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?** No

**If yes, please specify**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Experience with OmniUpdate and Word Press

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite

Experience withBASISand webBASIS.

Experience working in a University of Arkansas Departmental office.

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)**

Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must. This is the first person that guests to the department interact with. Current knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe creative suite are a must. Knowledge of the University of Arkansas and the Division of Agriculture would be very helpful. Ability and willingness to interact with a diverse population is a must. Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work around lots of interruptions is essential.

**Physical activities associated with this position**

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division's Office of Affirmative Action at.

**Physical Conditions** None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

**Work Schedule** Monday - Friday, 8-4:30

**Overtime Eligible** Yes

**Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.** No

**Work Location/Building** Fayetteville Campus- Plant Science Building

**Benefits Eligible** Yes

**Appointment Percent** 100

**Salary** 25,268 to 29,058 based on education and experience.

**Pay Grade Level** C112

**Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?** Yes

**Does this position require a background check?** No

**If yes, please specify**

**Does this position require a substance abuse test?** No

**Pre-employment Screening Requirements**

Posting Detail Information

**Future Open Date**

**Close Date** 09/24/2019

**Open Until Filled** No

**Anticipated Start Date**

**Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)**

**Recruitment Contact Information**

Cindy Morley


**Special Instructions Summary**

**Hiring Location** 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

**EEO Statement**

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Internal Posting** No

**City, St.** Fayetteville, AR

**Supplemental Questions**

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1. *Please describe your experience with updating general website information.(Open Ended Question)

2. *Please describe your administrative support experience.(Open Ended Question)

3. *Please describe your education and/or experience in graphic design using Adobe Creative, especially using Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.(Open Ended Question)

**Documents Needed to Apply**

**Required Documents**

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

3. List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)

**Optional Documents**

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville


Fayetteville, AR