This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week) Office Specialist 1 positiong for the Extension Douglas County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon.
This .40FTE Office Specialist 1 position provides customer service to the public, and clerical support for faculty, staff and volunteers, in the Douglas County OSU Extension Office. The positions supports program areas including: 4 H Youth Development, Agriculture, Small Farms Forestry, Family & Community Health, Food Safety and Preservation, Food Systems, and Horticulture. Its focus is on customer assistance, program registration, development of promotional materials, data entry, and assembly and coordination of mailings.
This position performs general office work that may include varying amounts of record/document processing, file maintenance, volume word processing, mail handling, public contact/information dissemination, web/social media, and basic bookkeeping tasks.
Completion of courses or training in Office Technology; OR One year of general clerical experience which included typing, word processing, or other generation of documents; OR An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both written and spoken.
Demonstrated ability to work under own initiative, motivated, to follow instructions, and to function as an effective member of a team.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.
Demonstrated excellent organization skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize computers for Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, Power Point, and Outlook; and to navigate the internet.
Demonstrable, excellent customer service skills, both in person and by phone.
Demonstrable ability to properly file in alphabetical order.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per University Policy 05-030 et seq.
Works primarily in office setting. Occasional weekend or evening work may be necessary.
Must coordinate schedule with office manager and other staff to ensure proper staffing. This position will be required to shift schedule to cover absence of other staff members for scheduled vacations, leaves during trainings, etc.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.