Position Title:Office Support Assistant, Open Recruitment/Testing (FY23-14000) Occupational Area:04 Employee Class Description:CS Salaried Full time Job Posting Description:
Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires current Illinois residency to apply.
SIUE is pleased to announce Open Recruitment/Testing for Office Support Assistant positions** for the FY23 year. Working under direct supervision in support of a unit, the Office Support Assistant will perform routine clerical tasks, which require knowledge of standard office support procedures, the ability to operate a variety of office equipment, and the ability to operate computer systems utilizing various office software packages.
An Office Support Assistant typically performs but not limited to the following:
-Keyboards routine documents such as correspondence, reports, and drafts from manuscript.
-Proofreads documents and corrects errors.
-Records narrative material in draft form.
-Responds to general inquiries with accurate information.
-Greets visitors, answers telephone, and relays messages to appropriate staff.
-Schedules unit’s appointments within specified time frames.
-Sorts and distributes mail accordingly.
-Maintains records of unit transactions by tracking expenditures and income to the account.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the department/university’s mission and goals.
**Please note: This posting is for Open Recruitment Civil Service testing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Open Recruitment/Testing indicates an ongoing need to recruit persons interested in this job title. This listing does not represent an actual vacancy; rather it allows interested persons to apply for current and/or future vacancies with this title in general. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be eligible to sit for the Civil Service exam to be added to the employment register for current and/or future vacancies within this job title.
SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time employees (50% or more receive benefits accrued at percentage of appointment) including:
*Medical, dental and vision insurance;
*SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans;
*Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;
*Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays;
*Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
*Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
*University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition*)
*Limits on credits hour per semester, student fees still apply.
For more about our benefits and employee services, visit: https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits
To Apply for this Vacancy:
When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete ALL the 2022 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).
Applicants must submit an updated and complete Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. The application is the last form in the document package. If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect a thorough list of relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed" not for a list of employment history.) If the Civil Service application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your submission to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.
If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational prerequisite, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.
Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. Some positions are represented by a union and may incur union dues. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/human-resources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling six (6) months of experience in the categories below:
a. Work experience performing office/clerical activities, including use of computer systems.
b. College or university course work in any curriculum:
-Twelve (12) semester hours = six (6) months.
FLSA Exemption Status:Non-Exempt Posting Salary:$2,116.46 Monthly (non-negotiable) Appointment Type:Permanent Posting Start Date:06/30/2022