Student Clerical Assistant (Agriculture)

Job description

Job Title:

Student Clerical Assistant (Agriculture)

Employment Status:

Part Time .25


School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Purpose of Job:

Provide day-to-day office support in the Department of Agriculture.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Aiding the staff in filing, coping, answering phone and other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Job Functions :

Open office and manage the day-to-day operations of the office and laboratories
Distribute office correspondence
File travel requests, reimbursements, and leave requests
Schedule facilities and keep a record of building schedule book
Perform inventory audits
Handle incoming and outgoing mail
Establish and maintain the filing system and keep a copy of travel, leave, etc. for personnel within the school
Become knowledgeable of the office’s function and have an understanding of office goals
Be punctual in adhering to scheduled work hours


Must be available to work and meet class schedule with academic success in the course during the academic school year.
Must dress appropriately for work environment

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Must be dependable and able to work without supervisor’s constant oversight;
Must have excellent interpersonal, customer relations, communication, and organizational skills;
Effective time management skills;
Computer skills
Ability to complete projects by deadline;
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, e-mail and internet;
Highly organized, detail oriented;
Successful experience working in a team environment; and
Ability to manage multiple priorities, objectives, and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Posted Salary Range:


Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:

Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required


Not Required

Posting Number:


Number of Vacancies:




Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/23/2020
Application Due: 11/20/2020
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