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Desired start date is May 22, 2023.

Pending legislative approval, Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of the University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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Position Information

Job Title Secretary

Full Time/Part Time Part Time FLSA Non-Exempt General Job Description

This is a clerical position that performs responsible secretarial work for a department, which involves significant latitude for decisions in carrying out administrative phases of the work such as answering correspondence, reviewing mail, and giving information and instructions to office clerical personnel. Performs clerical work of difficulty, semi-technical or administrative duties. Types documents, tests, or forms; operates a computer using word processing, database, or other software; answers the telephone. May receive, record, and deposit fees. May balance departmental books on a regular basis. Supervision is received in the form of suggestions or general instructions when new or unusually complex situations occur. May supervise up to three full-time clerical workers engaged in performing routine office duties. Duties may vary due to emphasis on specialized activities of various departments.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists department head on a variety of administrative and professional matters.
  • Receives incoming mail and composes replies independently.
  • Acts as receptionist.
  • May create, maintain, and update departmental documents or records on departmental computers.
  • Maintains time and payroll records for the department.
  • May approve and sign requisitions, vouchers, and other routine documents for department head.
  • May take and transcribe dictation.
  • May reproduce multiple copies of materials for classroom use or mass mailings.
  • May supervise full-time and student employees in routine clerical duties.
  • Operates office machines necessary for completion of duties.
  • Maintains departmental files in proper order according to procedure.
  • Types correspondence, exams, manuscripts, and other material for department members.
  • Answers and routes incoming phone calls.
  • May balance departmental books on a regular basis.
  • Compiles and prepares for signature monthly reports to administrative departments or outside agencies.
  • Purchases needed supplies and materials.
  • Processes confidential information.
  • Non-Essential Job Functions

  • May receive and/or supervise the receipt of payments from students and others for departmentally sponsored activities.
  • Completes a variety of university and departmental forms.
  • Provides information concerning general university and departmental policy.
  • May assist with registration.
  • May receive payments from students and others for departmentally sponsored activities.
  • May assist students with schedule problems.
  • Distributes mail.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and application, including departmental and university rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles of office management.
  • Skill in typing, taking and transcribing dictation, if required.
  • Ability to deal effectively with other clerical employees, students, faculty and staff, and the public in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to compose correspondence and handle routine supervisory matters without recourse to the supervisor.
  • Ability to operate various pieces of office equipment (fax machine, copiers, computer, typewriter, etc.).
  • Physical Demands Required Education

    High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    Required Experience and Training

    Six months of related experience is required. Responsible secretarial/clerical experience is required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Some college coursework is preferred. Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphics software is preferred.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check. This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.

    Min Pay Rate Mid Pay Rate Salary Information Hiring Salary - $11.11/hour Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting

    This is a part-time position (28 hours/week) for the Cole Audiology Lab and the Stanley Center for Speech and Language Disorders, which are part of the Perkins College of Education's Human Services and Educational Leadership Department.

    Duties include answering phones, scheduling and managing client appointments, assisting clients, billing clients, and collecting payments.

    Applicants must be adept at problem solving, multitasking, and organization. Experience in billing, payment processing, and making deposits is preferred. Knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred.

    Is Background Check Required? Yes Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

    This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

    EEO Statement

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement At SFA, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is more than words—it is actions. We believe diversity and inclusion are keys to promoting more engaged individuals locally and globally. We at SFA are committed to amplifying a campus culture that nurtures belonging and embraces similarities while celebrating that every Lumberjack will be different. Those differences are valued, acknowledged, and supported purposefully. Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SFA (

    Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S2023-074

    Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants Number of Positions Available 1 Posted Date 05/05/2023 Review Start Date 05/15/2023 Close Date Work Schedule Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Desired start date is May 22, 2023.

    Pending legislative approval, Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of the University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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    Contact Information

    Contact Name Kelly Jobe

    Contact Phone (936) 468-7109 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Which of the following best represents your education background?
  • Completed High School Diploma or GED
  • Completed some college
  • Completed Associates Degree
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree
  • Completed Master's Degree
  • Completed Doctoral Degree or ABD
  • If applicable, what was the main focus of your college coursework?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which of the following best represents the number of years experience you possess relating to the job to which you are applying?
  • Less than six months
  • Six months to one year
  • Two to three years
  • Four to five years
  • Six to seven years
  • Eight or more years
  • Do you have prior responsible secretarial/clerical experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your experience with billing, processing payments and making deposits.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience/training with microcomputer equipment (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics, etc)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years experience do you have in Microsoft Excel?
  • None
  • 0-1
  • 2-3
  • 4-5
  • 6 or more
  • Please describe your experience with QuickBooks or similar business accounting software.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of experience do you have with scheduling appointments and maintaining an appointment calendar?
  • 0-1 years
  • 1-2 years
  • 2-3 years
  • 3-4 years
  • 4-5 years
  • 5 or more years
  • How many years of experience do you have with answering telephones and providing customer service by telephone?
  • 0-1 years
  • 1-2 years
  • 2-3 years
  • 3-4 years
  • 4-5 years
  • 5 or more years
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • From this employer

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