University of Nevada, Reno
Administrative Assistant 2
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Full Time Equivalent: 1.0
Position Type: Classified
Tenure Track: No Response
The Nevada System of Higher Education is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 2 for the NSHE System Administration in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Administrative Assistant 2 is often the first point of contact for the Nevada System of Higher Education executive office and is expected to provide excellent customer service. The incumbent will perform a variety of support functions to ensure smooth operations of the NSHE System Administration reception area. The incumbent will attend to visitors, guests or general public by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately. The incumbent is responsible for answering, screening and forwarding any incoming calls while providing basic information when necessary. The incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
This position does not provide layoff rights and is contingent upon funding.
The Nevada System of Higher Education recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
Las Vegas is a thriving city, with world-class entertainment, dining, shopping and top notch golf courses. It is a growing family and retirement community. The vibrant city is filled with an abundance of culture and activities just beyond the Las Vegas Strip that include an extensive Downtown Arts District and numerous museums. Nearby attractions include Lake Mead, Red Rock National Park, Mount Charleston, Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. The city of Las Vegas is home to some of the most beautiful weather, with almost 300 days of sunshine a year.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Experience Requirements:• Strong customer service experience.• Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Scheduling experience using the software, Renovo.• Experience using multi-line phone systems.
Contact Information for this Position: Applicant Help Desk: 775-784-1495 [email protected]
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach the following to your application.1. Resume/CV - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.2. Cover Letter3. Three Supervisory References - Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.4. Transcripts - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.
Job Open Date: 11/21/2016
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Number: 72292
Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. This job posting is specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education. Information regarding specific campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.bcn-nshe.org/hr/employment/
To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.