Senior Administrative Assistant

Part-Time
Rockland County
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County Senior Administrative Assistant provides a high level of clerical and administrative support for the Association, using moderate initiative and discretion in performing a substantial amount of moderately complex tasks to support the Association, its programs, the administrative team and board of directors.

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Job DescriptionThe Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County Senior Administrative Assistant provides a high level of clerical and administrative support for the Association, using moderate initiative and discretion in performing a substantial amount of moderately complex tasks to support the Association, its programs, the administrative team and board of directors. This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of complex technical, clerical and/or administrative support including word processing, database manipulation and, spreadsheet development to create, edit, format and produce brochures, reports, office forms, newsletters, directories, and correspondence. Handles general recordkeeping and database management, performing routine data collection and compilation. Works with Communications Manager to coordinate event registration and preparation. Assists resource educators with grant preparation, grant reporting and reimbursement requests on a variety of grants for various programs. Prepares vouchers for office or program expenses; assists with banking activities; document creation; filing and data entry as assigned.
Required Qualifications:• Associates Degree or Equivalent Education. GED/High School Diploma plus 1 year transferrable program/functional experience may substitute. • Experience relevant to the role of the position. • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel. • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate supervisor. • Ability to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.). • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity. • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders. • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications:Experience in working effectively in collective team efforts. Experience in collaborating with volunteers and interns. Ability to identify and utilize local resources from the community. Fundamental skills in website maintenance.
Type of Employment:Part-Time
Hours:30 Hours Per Week
*This is a part time, 30 hours per week, benefits eligible, non-exempt position. Compensation paid at the rate of $23.50 per hour. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:
How To Apply:Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting. Current employees of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/. For details on how to apply, visit: https://cals.cornell.edu/cornell-cooperative-extension/join-us/jobs/apply. All applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference. Please consider indicating in your application all information you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments. Be sure that you have followed all directions and requirements listed in the job posting.
Application Deadline:All applications must be received on-line by November 22, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

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