Extension Staff Assistant - Daviess County

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Extension Staff Assistant - Daviess County Requisition Number RE17361 Working Title Department Name 81316: KCES District 6 Work Location Owensboro, KY Grade Level 00 Salary Range 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


Physical Requirements

Able to lift an average of 25 lbs. Stand and sit for long periods of time.


Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. Occasional nights or weekends.

Job Summary

This position is in the Daviess County Cooperative Extension Office in Owensboro, KY. There will be a high level of interaction with the general public. Duties will include money handling, answering phones, word processing, filing, maintaining databases & mailing lists, and providing support for county agents and programs. Bookkeeping and/or accounting experience is preferred. Applicant should be self-motivated and resourceful, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task, and be able to function during a high volume of personal interaction with clientele both in person and on the telephone. Strong interpersonal communication and computer skills are required, including internet applications. Ability to keep records confidential is essential. Employee will assist in various activities and programs and perform duties in relation to office appearance, organization, and meetings. Employee may also be required to perform duties outside the office. These will include but are not limited to running errands to pick up supplies, going to the post office, handling registration at special events and assisting with offsite programs. Reliable transportation must be available for business mileage reimbursement. Occasional out-of-county mileage and/or overnight travel for trainings/conferences will be required for this position. Benefit package included. The Extension Staff Assistant will become knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals, objectives, and policies and procedures of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. This position will serve all clientele ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Must be able to lift 25 pounds with or without resonable accomidations.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Completion of post-high school education or equivalent office experience is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 03/06/2019 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. * Rate your level of expertise in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • None
    • Basic
    • Average
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  3. * How many years of experience do you have utilizing Adobe products?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years
  4. * Do you have experience managing and processing sensitive or confidential information?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of accounting and financial reporting experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Describe your ability to multitask and also how you cope with a fast-paced office environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * 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




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    Posted: 2/21/2019
    Application Due: 3/7/2019
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