VACANCY – Temporary Part-Time COSS Support Specialist – Closed

Posting Information


Vacancy Type NC Cooperative Extension
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Job Type Part-Time – Temporary
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length  
Title COSS Support Specialist
Working Title Temporary Part-Time COSS Support Specialist
Salary Range $26,013 – $39,224
Anticipated Hiring Range $9.50/ hour
Position Number NE-0000007-1013
Work Schedule Monday – Friday hours
Department 117708 – Northeast District – Hertford
Department Hertford County
Job City & State Winton, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications and events, Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens.
Essential Job Duties

This is a temporary, part-time position of 18 hours per week.

Job responsibilities include: answering telephone and greeting visitors; providing general information, typing documents, preparing and maintaining files and records.

Responsibilities include providing support for county Extension staff and other functions in the office including updating scheduling of meeting rooms, file management and maintaining office supplies;

Reviewing and editing correspondence. Compose and/or types correspondence, reports, fliers, media releases; prepares and distributes newsletters;

Maintains confidentiality of various materials and information; sends out correspondence via email or postal, process outgoing mail and mass mailings;

Provide excellent customer service to call-in and walk-in clients and work with a diverse clientele;

Assist in program development and management for agents across a variety of subject matter specialties. Take registrations for programs, collect and receipt monies according to Hertford County and University established guidelines; maintains professionalism.

Travel within the district as required.

Other Work/Responsibilities  
Minimum Experience/Education Graduation from high school and two years office assistance and secretarial experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Departmental Required Skills General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques; general knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; general knowledge of administrative policies and practices; ability to keep office records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources; ability to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to perform routine office assistance details without referral to a supervisor; ability to operate standard office and computer equipment. Extensive knowledge of computer applications is required including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education Experience in web-page management, desktop publishing, newsletter design and preparation. Must be highly motivated and innovative. Must be a good team member and support and develop a positive work environment.
Required License or Certification Valid driver’s license and reliable, personal transportation required.
Special Instructions  
Job Open Date 10/23/2013
Must Be Open UntilPositions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 10/28/2013
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date  
AA/EOE AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. 1. Please describe examples of your Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and desktop publishing skills in your past work experience.(Open Ended Question)
  2. * How did you learn about the position?(Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents

  1. Contact Information for References

Optional Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
 North Carolina State University   Raleigh, NC 27695   Phone: (919) 515-2011

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