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Oprtns Speclst, Outrch

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 17, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
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Employment Type
Full Time

Oprtns Speclst, Outrch & Engmnt

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Oprtns Speclst, Outrch & Engmnt

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 43R000 - University Outreach & Engagement

Division: 5R0000 - Student Success,Opportunity&Engage

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 43

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Jesse Hood

About the College/Department:

Job Summary/Basic Functions

Provide administration and professional support services for all activities of the Office of Outreach and Engagement. Services provided include written communications, meeting and resource management, data management and analysis, scheduling, organization, maintenance of departmental budgets, and coordination of activities across departments within EKU to ensure a positive experience and seamless service.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred.

Experience: Three years of related experience is required.
Incumbents should possess leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, and organizational and management skills.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:
  • 50% - Perform Administrative Functions to support the effective operation of the department and associated programs.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of the budgets for the department.
  • Maintain day-to-day administrative activities such as processing paperwork, responding to e-mails and phone calls in a timely manner, and maintaining information files.
  • Create and distribute reports accurately as requested.
  • Develop and maintain office information management and filing systems to ensure proper security of sensitive and confidential files.
  • Collaborate closely with other staff to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiencies for the department and serve as the departmental liaison to various departments. - (Essential)
  • 30% - Ensures the effective operations of Conferencing and Events by completing other duties as assigned.
  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with community, state, and other contacts.
  • Participates in civic/community meetings, events, and activities as required.
  • Maintains professional contacts as required.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, seminars, and other developmental opportunities as requested or required. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Provides Customer Service to Assigned Department
  • Serve as an initial point of contact to the department, responding to questions, escorting visitors, and handling inquiries.
  • Receive, process, and create communications on behalf of the department and its staff to ensure excellent customer service.
  • Provide on-site coverage for department events, handling any event administration or student service function as assigned.
  • Provide excellent customer service and always represent the department in a positive light. - (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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