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Senior Secretary Full-time

at South Dakota State University in South Dakota (Published at 02-01-2019)

$14.42 - $17.25 an hour
Working Title
Senior Secretary

Posting Number

SDSU-International Affairs

Physical Location of Position (City)

Posting Text

Job Responsibilities: Provide a combination of professional and secretarial duties to support the three departments of International Affairs. (Study Abroad, International Student Services and English as a Second Language) Provide administrative assistance to the Assistant Vice President. The job responsibilities include high level clerical support requiring independent judgment and the ability to handle complex office situations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of: Business English, including grammar, spelling and punctuation; modern office equipment, practices and procedures; basic bookkeeping; and Microsoft Office programs.

Ability to: Gather, compare and summarize data from a variety of sources; operate a variety of office equipment; communicate information clearly and concisely; accurately record and transmit information; maintain records; respond to routine questions; interpret and apply policies and procedures; formulate logical and reasonable conclusions from available information; make meeting arrangements; schedule appointments; facilitate the flow of incoming traffic and information; prioritize work to meet competing deadlines; willingness to learn new tasks and software; and communicate effectively with verbal and written communication.

Comments: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse and international population, are essential. SDSU is a tobacco free environment. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
Benefits: SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Application Procedures: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

First Consideration Date

Advertised Salary
$14.42 - $17.25/hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits

Duration of the Term
12 months

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Appointment Percent

Work Hours

8-5 M_F

Typical Hours Worked Per Week

Appointment Type

Scope of Search
External (includes Internal)

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This position requires
No Requirement

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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran?s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Michelle Johnson, Title IX/EEO Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, Box 2201, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this position or questions about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128.

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