Nevada System of Higher Education System Office
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The Nevada System of Education is recruiting for a driven Administrative Assistant 2 for the NSHE, System Administration Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. ***This position does not provide layoff rights and is contingent upon funding.*** This position will report to the Assistant to the Chancellor and is responsible for providing excellent customer service when attending to visitors, guests or general public by greeting, welcoming, directing announcing them appropriately. The Administrative Assistant 2 will perform a variety of support functions to ensure smooth operations of the NSHE System Administration reception area. In addition, the Administrative Assistant 2 is responsible for answering, screening and forwarding any incoming calls while providing basic information when necessary.
Other duties include but are not limited to purchasing and tracking supplies and equipment for the Las Vegas office, scheduling conference rooms and arranging for logistics of meetings for the System Administration staff and performing work-related errands as requested.
***This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada ***
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff OR
One (1) year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
A valid class “C” driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Applicants who are self-starters who demonstrate initiative, can work with limited supervision, and can work well under pressure and with changing deadlines are encouraged to apply.
It is essential the final candidate is reliable, dependable and punctual.
Individuals who are Notary Publics are highly encouraged to apply.
The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
Grade 25 (Entry, Step 01 $16.43/hr – Step 05 $19.32/hr)
In classified service, salary is in Grade and Step. The Step is determined based on the Nevada Administrative Code. Salary placement above a Step 01 at initial appointment is determined based on the recruitment, the candidate’s qualifications, internal equity and budgets. A request to accelerate salary must be approved by Human Resources and abide by the Nevada Administrative Code.
PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, grant-in-aid, and other benefits. Additionally, there is a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Benefit for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Nevada System of Higher Education and is responsible to the Board of Regents for the administration and of the financial management of the Board’s policies. The campus presidents and vice chancellors are responsible to the Chancellor. The NSHE Chancellor’s Office provides system administration for the Board of Regents, academic and student affairs, health sciences, finance and budget, legal affairs, human resources, system computing services, college collaboration, diversity, government and community affairs. For more information, please visit the NSHE web site at: https://nshe.nevada.edu/
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Attach the following attachment(s) to your application
Resume/CV – (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.
Cover Letter – (optional)
Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.
Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.
Veteran Interview Consideration – (optional) – To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran’s Administration, etc).
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately with an initial review of applications starting February 17, 2023.
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents.
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