COSS County Administrative Assistant

North Carolina State University
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34,424
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PG190541CE

Position Number NC-00061450-0723 Position Type NC Cooperative Extension

Department Information

Job City & State Yadkinville, NC

Department Yadkin County Extension

System Information

Working Title COSS County Administrative Assistant

Appointment 12 Month Recurring Job Type Full-Time - Permanent FTE 1.0

Position Information

Position Overview

Essential Job Duties

The Administrative Assistant in this position will provide administrative support to the County Extension Director and other staff of the Yadkin County Cooperative Extension Center.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and educational events, Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens.

Yadkin County is full of adventures just waiting to be discovered. From local vineyards and wineries to rolling farmland and a rural character, Yadkin is home to small-town charm with close proximity to big city amenities in NC's Piedmont Triad.

The Yadkin Agriculture and Education Building is home to a commercial kitchen just primed and ready to be a training site and incubator for those looking to add value to fruits or vegetables or to start a food business.

To learn more about Yadkin County, visit https: // www.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities The Administrative Assistant in this position will provide administrative support to the County Extension Director and other staff of the Yadkin County Cooperative Extension Center.

Other Work/Responsibilities The County Administrative Assistant position provides office support and leadership, under supervision, to the county Extension staff and does related work as required.

Extensive work with budgets from numerous sources, including county, state, and grants will be required.

The position will have responsibility for tracking and reporting expenditures as well as monitoring spending policies.

The position will work with the County Extension Director in budget preparation as needed.

Some Human Resources work is required.

Computer Contact responsibilities and Leave Management are required as well.

Work with electronic travel, leave, and reporting systems.

Perform office support duties of file management, purchasing and maintaining office supplies, reviewing/screening mail, and processing outgoing mail (including mass mailings).

Provide excellent customer service to call-in and walk-in clientele.

Provide support to the County Extension Director and other Extension staff with minimum supervision.


Number of Permanent Employees this Position Supervises NA

Percent of Time Spent NA

Requirements and Preferences

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Work Schedule 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday, evening and weekend hours as needed. Minimum Experience/Education

Graduation from high school and two years of related experience; or graduation from a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and one year related experience

Department Required Skills

Must be dependable, prompt, and efficient in roles and responsibilities.

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

Newsletter design and development, mailings, social media, and written communication is crucial in this position.

Must be understanding of, and able to maintain confidentiality, especially as it relates to personnel issues.

Must be a certified Notary or willing to obtain Notary certification.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Strong organizational skills.

A high-level understanding of technology is desired.

Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Suite.

Required License or Certification


Valid NC Driver's License required? Yes Commercial Driver's License Required? No Physical Required? No List any other medical/drug tests required


Recruitment Details

Anticipated Hiring Range Minimum $34,424

Internal Transfer Only No

Recruitment Dates

Job Open Date 07/17/2023

Applicant Information

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected]. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related 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. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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.

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