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Administrative Specialist I

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

University of Idaho

Administrative Specialist I

Location: Idaho Falls

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $17.09 per hour

FTE: 0.5

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
Assist with administrative tasks including preparing correspondence, maintaining records, maintaining calendars, monitoring office inventory, ordering supplies when necessary and completing various assignments as needed. This position may be the first point of contact for the department, and is tasked with ensuring that information flows accurately, efficiently and effectively while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.

Duties may include:
  • Managing records and documents
  • Performing general administrative support tasks such as proofreading and receiving and distributing mail; may handle cash
  • Greeting visitors, callers and/or email inquiries, determining nature and purpose and directing them to specific destinations/individuals/information
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Organizing tasks to meet deadlines
  • Participating in teams to accomplish shared goals
  • Using computer software and applications for word processing, email, and internet searches

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • One year of experience with office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of documents, receptionist duties, gathering and compiling data, and balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects.
  • Experience working with a variety of people.
  • Experience completing assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with organizational skills.
  • Experience working in Extension.
  • Ability to give attention to detail and possess good decision making skills.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-tasker and flexible.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, perform detailed work, and be comfortable working independently.
  • Experience utilizing programs such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 20 lbs.
Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 20 lbs.

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004204P

Posting Date: 11/29/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by December 13, 2023, will receive first consideration.

IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the required qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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