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Office Support Specialist

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Office Support Specialist
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Posting Duration: 12/21/2017 - 1/12/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

This position serves as administrative support and as receptionist to the Department of Special Education. Duties include maintaining department social media; scheduling meeting locations; ordering supplies; coordinating special events; record keeping and generating reports; creating and updating supervisor manuals; maintaining and troubleshooting office equipment; and managing course evaluations. Self-motivation is a must.

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University in Normal, IL is a large public university with state and nationally recognized teacher preparation programs. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs leading to certificates and licensure. Our LBS program is among the largest undergraduate programs in the country. The Department is an ideal choice for an individual seeking a balanced professional life.

Qualifications

1. High school graduation or equivalent.

2. Twelve (12) months of clerical/office support work experience comparable to that performed at the Office Support Associate level of this series or in other positions of comparable responsibility.

3. Any one or combination totaling twenty-four (24) months from the following categories:
(a) work experience performing clerical/office support work, including use of computer systems
(b) vocational training that provided a knowledge of generally accepted clerical procedures
(c) college or university course work in Office Occupations, Business Administration, Business Education, or closely related fields
- 36 semester hours = twenty-four (24) months
(d) college or university course work in any curriculum
- 60 semester hours = twenty-four (24) months

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Salary

$14.25 - $15.03 per hour

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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Special Education
Contact: Kira Shelton
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Comments: All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted.

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. You may print a copy of your application and bring it to the examination with you as a reference. Please closely monitor your email for correspondence regarding your application status.

Other documentation such as college transcripts (may be unofficial) and/or a DD214 (official military discharge) must also be brought to the Civil Service exam if applicable in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.