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Office Assistant (Sierra Vista, AZ) (On Call)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Office Assistant (Sierra Vista, AZ) (On Call)
Department Cochise County Office (1522)
Location County Extensions and Farms
Position Summary

The Office Assistant will perform routine clerical and word processing duties in support of Cooperative Extension in Cochise County. The office assistant will greet the public providing positive public relations. Work hours will be intermittent on an as needed basis.

This on-call position is located in Sierra Vista, AZ at 1140 N Colombo Avenue, Bldg. 200.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Answers telephone and greets visitors giving general information in response to inquiries; delivers messages to unit members.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail; prepares outgoing mail.
  • Files correspondence, reports and other materials alphabetically, numerically or by other prescribed method.
  • Operates various office equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of office telephone etiquette.
  • Skill in reading, spelling and simple arithmetic.
  • Skill in basic filing and record keeping.
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of office machines including, personal computers, telephones and copiers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

No prior experience required.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week Schedule as needed
Job Category Clerical and Office
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $10.00-$12.00 per hour (DOE)
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24122
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Jennifer Stearman
(520)458-8278 ext 2225
jdstearman@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 10/06/2017
Review Start Date 10/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/22553
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents