OFFICE ASSISTANT 1 (KEYBOARDING)
Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)
Academic Affairs, Division of
Staff & Administration
$34,152 = $16.36 hourly
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Serve as the primary receptionist for the SUNY Cortland Admissions
Office and perform various clerical tasks integral to the
admissions application process which may include both undergraduate
and graduate student populations.
Receptionist responsibilities including but not limited to:
· Greet and welcome all visitors to the Admissions Office
· Prepare informational folders for all of our visitors
· Stock information brochure cases
· Maintain a clean and tidy reception area and overall management
of the physical space
· Assist with the answering of a high volume of calls per day
· Manage and answer emails received at the Admissions@cortland.edu
Coordinate the use of the electronic appointment calendar and work
closely with the counselors responsible for information sessions
Maintain data entry of our visitor’s information into the CRM
Work closely with the admissions counselor responsible for
supervision of our student tour guides. Assign tour groups and
maintain order in the reception area during peak times.
Perform clerical responsibilities utilizing various software
programs – including OnBase, Banner, Parchment, Common Application,
Slate, SUNY Campus Connect, etc.
Assist/manage the Common App fee waiver process.
Assist other secretaries with work in their area when needed (eg:
freshman, transfer, filing/indexing, data entry, word processing,
transfer credit updates, etc.)
Functional and Supervisory Relationships
There are 2 ways to be eligible for this position:
1) Current employee of New York State- To be appointed on a
PERMANENT basis to this title, you must hold or have held the title
of Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) or be reachable on the
full-time NYS Civil Service list and respond to canvass letter that
will be emailed to people on the eligible list.
You may also qualify if you are permanent in the following title:
Office Assistant 1. You must also pass the Civil Service typing
test, which can be administered in the Human Resources
2) Brand new to NYS employment- Can be appointed into a PROVISIONAL
appointment, which means the appointment is contingent upon passing
(minimum score of 70) the NYS Civil Service exam, when it is next
This title requires taking and passing the NYS typing test. This
consists of typing at least 35 words per minute with 96% accuracy.
This will be administered in the Human Resources Office at SUNY
Provisional appts. are eligible for NYS health insurance,
Vision/Dental insurance through the CSEA union, NYS retirement, and
paid time off; including holidays.
For more information on how you could qualify for this position,
contact the Lorie Breed at firstname.lastname@example.org
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with
Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The university actively
seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a
disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would
enrich the diversity of the university.
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- * Are you currently employed by New York State?
- * If yes to the above, please identify the following: your
agency name, your current title and salary grade, how long you've
been in this title, and if you're currently serving
(Open Ended Question)
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- Cover Letter