Administrative Support Associate I

Job description

Job title: Administrative Support Associate - District 4

Location: Lexington, KY; University of Kentucky Campus (monthly fee to park on campus paid by employee)

This position will provide administrative support to the District 4 Cooperative Extension District Director. Under the supervision of the District Director, the person filling this position will perform duties of a general office administrative assistant including receptionist, typist, computer operator, office equipment operator, file clerk and other duties as assigned by the District Director. Specifically, the Administrative Support Associate will be responsible for the management of confidential District financial and personnel records, management of daily operations, management of District information delivery, and leadership and training for County support staff. It is expected that the selected candidate perform these functions in a professional manner including punctuality, proper use of written and verbal grammar, professional dress, and a professional disposition. The Administrative Support Associate will become knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

Resume and cover letter are required at time of application.

Job Title
Administrative Support Associate I

Requisition Number

Working Title
Administrative Support Associate I - District 4

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm (37.5 hours/week)


Experience with computer software and systems including Microsoft Office products; familiarity with office equipment including scanners, copiers, fax machines, etc.; knowledge and use of a multi-line phone system

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associates degree with at least 3 years of clerical, administrative and/or office support experience preferred.

Driver's license preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • High School or GED
    • Associates degree
    • Bachelors degree
    • Masters degree or higher
  3. * 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
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • 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





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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/2/2018
    Application Due: 11/16/2018
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