Location: Off Campus Location - Custer County Extension Office, Challis ID
Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $15.69 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Provide assistance and perform a wide variety of clerical, reception, bookkeeping, and program support functions for the Extension Educator and other part-time program employees as assigned or required. Apply detailed computer program knowledge and applications in developing and maintaining records, collecting information, and developing, preparing, producing, and distributing a variety of business documents that may contain technical, scientific, legal, administrative, and standard information relating to the Extension programs. Accomplish a variety of tasks, often under time constraints, with little or no supervision. Keep office open during normal business hours 5 days a week, from 8 am - 5 pm.
Minimum Qualifications: Experience in office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents such as spreadsheets and reports, data entry, and researching, compiling, and summarizing data for reports. Experience in bookkeeping and using bookkeeping software, creating and maintaining budgets and financial documents such as profit and loss statements, preparing accounts payable and receivable, balancing checkbooks, and reconciling monthly bank statements. Experience in reception duties, including meeting and greeting the public, taking detailed messages, and possessing good phone etiquette and customer service skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Possess good written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and experience designing and maintaining webpages. Knowledge and experience in maintaining and updating social media sites (such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) in a professional manner. Knowledge of 4-H Youth Development programs and operations. Knowledge of agriculture and horticulture industries. Experience with: Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, Access, QuickBooks, and 4-H Online software. Ability to work professionally with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, multi-task and be flexible. Ability to maintain confidentiality, perform detailed work, and be comfortable working independently. Willingness to conduct and attend some evening and weekend activities and meetings, as well as travel to work sites.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to 20 pounds.
Posting Number: SP002420P
Posting Date: 02/19/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This is an off-campus location. Work site is in Challis, Idaho, at the University of Idaho Extension Office in Custer County. First consideration will be given to those who apply by March 15, 2020. The position will remain open until a suitable applicant pool has been identified. To be considered, your Letter of Qualification must address EACH of the required qualifications. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.