Extension Staff Assistant for Horticultural and Agricultural Programs - Laurel County



Job Title: Extension Staff Assistant for Horticultural and Agricultural Programs - Laurel County

Location: London, KY

As an Extension Staff Assistant for Horticultural and Agricultural Programs, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Horticulture and Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) program areas and the Horticulture and ANR County Agents. You will report to the Horticulture Extension County Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Staff Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include office management, customer service, record keeping and newsletters, and program support, while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Specific duties will include, but are not limited to, office receptionist, word processing, filing, maintaining data bases & mailing lists, developing and maintaining websites, designing newsletters, and providing support for county agents and program assistants. You will help to ensure that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

Salary Range: $11.25 - $12.00 / hour

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)




Job Title
Extension Staff Assistant for Horticultural and Agricultural Programs - Laurel County

Requisition Number
RE13565

Working Title
Extension Staff Assistant for Horticultural and Agricultural Programs - Laurel County

Department Name
81312: KCES District 2

Work Location
London, KY

Grade Level
00

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling objects up to 50 pounds; sitting/standing for long periods of time; must be able to work in extreme conditions such as hot and cold temperatures.



Shift

Days (8:00am-4:30pm) Monday-Friday; occasional nights, weekends or holidays may be required



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, etc.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous experience working in an administrative support role preferred.



Deadline to Apply
03/13/2018

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) including driving under the influence (DUI)? If yes, please explain giving date(s) and location and complete name at the time.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please indicate your highest level of education completed.
    • No High School diploma or GED
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  3. * Please indicate your years of providing administrative, clerical, or office support (full time equivalent).
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * Please indicate your involvement/experience with UK Cooperative Extension.
    • Worked for Cooperative Extension
    • Volunteered for Cooperative Extension
    • Participated in programming presented by Cooperative Extension
    • No involvement with Cooperative Extension
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • Facebook
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    PI101485148

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