Administrative Support Assistant I/II - Soil, Forage, & Water Test Lab

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

AES Administration (Orgn: 300000)

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Administrative Support Assistant I/II - Soil, Forage, & Water Test Lab

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The individual selected for this position will provide general clerical support at the AU Soil, Forage, and Water Test Lab.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

*Sort mail and packages daily for entire building.

*Answer phone for Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostic Lab (Answer questions on how to submit samples; look up results for both Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostics; refer specific questions to local County Extension Offices; forward calls to appropriate person in building.

*Direct traffic in ALFA Building and keep a log of people entering and leaving the building and assisting visitors to find who they came to see.

*Provide professional customer service (Assist clientele fill out correct paperwork; accept samples for Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostics; collect payments for samples).

*Maintain schedule for ALFA conference room.

*Data entry for Plant Diagnostics and Soil testing as time allows.

*Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Level

High School Diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for Administrative Support Assistant I level. Salary Range: $18,400 - $30,600

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Administrative Support Assistant II: High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in clerical and administrative support services.
Salary Range: $20,300 – $33,800

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Basic knowledge of standard office equipment and procedures.

Minimum Technology Skills

Basic knowledge of standard office equipment.

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$18,400 - $33,800

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-6
    • 7+

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