University of Nevada, Reno
Administrative Assistant 4-Western Nevada College
Department Web Address: Disability Support Services
Full Time Equivalent: 100%
Position Type: Classified
Tenure Track: No Response
Western Nevada College, located in Carson City, Nevada, is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 4 in Disability Support Services to assist students in selecting a degree or certificate program. This position assists in the planning and execution of programs and events that increase student engagement, assists in recruiting, hiring and training eligible students. This position also conducts community outreach events.
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.
Western Nevada College 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.
Carson/Tahoe Area: Located just a 4 hour drive from San Francisco, the Carson/Tahoe area is one of the country's outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour and a half drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.
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.
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Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: providing administrative/program support to professional staff and management; performing secretarial duties in support of a manager; coordinating communications between the manager, staff and program clientele; supervision of subordinate staff; researching information from internal and external sources; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Knowlege of the ADA/ADAAA• Experience working with individuals who have disabilities• Experience with Assistive technology (i.e., alternative media, software programs such as Premier AT (text to speech), Dragon (speech to text), JAWS, Duxbury, Livescribe smart pens, Braille production, FM systems, etc.
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: 12/13/2016
Job Close Date: 12/27/2016
Open Until Filled: No
Search Number: 72330
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.Western Nevada College 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. Western Nevada College 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.
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