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Administrative Secretary
Post Date: 11/18/2021
Close Date: 12/02/2021
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999


Job Description:
Please provide details within Resume or Cover Letter of how each of the minimum and/or preferred qualifications have been met. 

The Administrative Secretary, a full-time, 12-month position, provides specialized administrative support to all of the programs within the NDSU Department of Animal Sciences. The wide range of responsibilities includes, but is not limited to the following:
*Provide exceptional service and support to students, faculty and staff in meeting the department's mission.
*Assist with office activities to include upkeep of office equipment, coordinating software orders, maintain supplies, and office communications.
*Maintain and update the department website and assist with social media content.
*Act as departmental support for the Veterinary Technology program by answering their phone, assisting with the application and onboarding process of new students, and other duties as needed.
*Coordinate time slip hires and reported time entry.
*Assist with the creation and distribution of departmental newsletters.
*Act as back-up to other administrative staff, and complete other departmental duties as assigned or needed.

Behavioral expectations include:
*Work ethically, with integrity, and respect confidentiality.
*Contribute to an environment of cooperative, supportive, and positive working relationships with co-workers and stakeholders.
*Promote a healthy work environment and support everyone's efforts to succeed.
*Resolve differences constructively. Use tact and courtesy at all times. 
*Use effective time management. Be prompt in attendance for work and meetings, and be fully engaged.
*Exhibit positive attitude, image and personal motivation. Be a professional at all times.

Work Schedule: 
Full-time; 12-month

Advertised Salary: 

Applicant Materials Required: 
Please include a resume and cover letter.

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications: 
*High school diploma or GED
*Demonstrated history of progressive ability and responsibility in a multidisciplinary team environment
*Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
*Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in a team environment
*Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and adapt to changing needs
*Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe and the Internet

Preferred Qualifications:
*Experience with Campus Connection/PeopleSoft
*Experience with website maintenance 
*Knowledge of university policies and procedures

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