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; maintaining inventory records; designing and updating promotional materials; 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.
High school graduation or equivalent.
Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience comparable to the third level of this series. This work includes performing a wide variety of office support tasks, which require the use of judgment and initiative and the ability to operate computer systems, using word processing, database and software packages. Knowledge of the organization, programs, practices and procedures of a department/unit is central to the performance of the duties.
Excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills.
Ability to retain and disseminate information in an accurate and professional manner, including making documents accessible.
Intermediate or advanced computer knowledge and skills, working with the Internet, Word, Excel, Access, and Publisher.
Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with faculty, students, and the public, under pressure, and work with interruptions in a multi-functional office with minimal supervision.
$16.84 - $17.49 per hour
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