Extension Staff Assistant - Henderson County

Job description

Job Title: Extension Staff Assistant
Location: Henderson, KY - Henderson County

As an Extension Staff Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative
support to the Extension office. The person filling the position will perform the duties of
general office secretary including receptionist, typist, computer operator, office machine operator, file clerk, and other specific duties assigned by the supervising agents. The Extension Staff Assistant will become knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals, and objectives, policies and procedures of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

The Extension Staff Assistant will serve all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in Extension programs regardless of race, color,
age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

Regular Duties of the Job:
• Management of Telephone; Effective Use of the Answering or Voice Mail Machines
• Effective use of Computer and Video Equipment
• Management of Daily Mail; Maintaining Mailing Lists
• County Packet Distribution
• Management of Office Supplies
• Maintenance of Files/Inventory of Publications
• Timely Submission of Reports
• Effective Use of 4-H Online Record Keeping System

Salary Range: $12.00 -17.00/hour

Job Title
Extension Staff Assistant - Henderson County

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
81316: KCES District 6

Work Location
Henderson, KY

Grade Level

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.

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Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 50 lbs., sitting for extended periods of time


Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Demonstrated written and oral communication skills. Computer skills to include Microsoft
Word, Access, Outlook, Excel, Quickbooks, Publisher and Social Media. Ability to work
on multiple projects at the same time.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

High school/GED, some college preferred but not required

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. * 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)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • Facebook
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Writing Sample
    4. Academic Transcript





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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/2/2018
    Application Due: 11/15/2018
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