University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Dr
Moscow , ID

Office Assistant

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID Full-time
Posted on November 11, 2018

University of Idaho

Office Assistant

Position Summary:
This position will provide general office support for the Ada County Extension Office. The employee will provide a wide variety of secretarial, receptionist, and support functions. They will apply computer program knowledge and applications in developing and maintaining records, collecting information, and developing, preparing, and producing a wide variety of business documents relating to Extension programs. The employee will answer phones, direct telephone and walk-in clientele to the appropriate facility or program, respond to routine inquiries and explain office services to customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Good working knowledge of office equipment and computer skills.

• Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to produce business documents, presentations, create mail merges, and track data.

• Evidence of strong writing and editing skills to produce professional business correspondence.

• Experience or demonstrated ability to function in an office environment administratively supporting more than one individual.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Evidence of organizational skill and ability to prioritize and track progress independently.

• Ability to maintain accuracy while performing repetitious tasks; perform detailed work; maintain confidentiality; work cooperatively with others in busy office environment.

• Ability to work professionally with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

• Knowledge of University of Idaho Extension.

• Possess advanced computer skills such as spreadsheet management, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Word; database experience to enter and retrieve information.

• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
• Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move items up to 25 pounds (chairs, tables, heavy boxes, supplies, etc.)

Posting Number: SP001981P

Posting Date: 10/26/2018

Closing Date: 11/11/2018

Open Until Filled: No

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.