COSS Support Specialist

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Position Number: NC-00042715-1018

Primary Function of Organization Unit: Durham County is North Carolina's 6th most populous county and the City of Durham is the 4th largest municipality in the state. The population of Durham County was 267,587 in 2010. Over the previous decade, the County's population grew by almost 41,500, representing an increase of about 20%. Much of Durham County's growth occurred within the City of Durham. The City's population grew from 187, 035 to 228,330 during the period 2000-2010, representing a decade-long increase of 22%. The City expanded in size from about 98 square miles in 2000 to over 106 square miles in 2010. Currently, the City is over 108 square miles in size.

Essential Job Duties: North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events Cooperative Extension field faculty deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens. For more information, please visit

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Knowledge of computer applications is required including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Good interpersonal communication skills and teamwork ability is required. The ability to work on issues and maintain confidentiality is essential. Must be highly motivated and innovative. Must be a good team member and support and develop a positive work environment. Must possess accurate typing and computer skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience in web-page management, desktop publishing, newsletter design and preparation preferred. General understanding of HTML and web page development and maintenance is preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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