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Logo Institution South Dakota State University Working Title
Senior Secretary Posting Number CSA00981P Department SDSU-Field
Operations Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls Posting
SDSU is currently seeking a dependable, friendly and
self-motivated individual to join our Extension Regional Center
team as a Senior Secretary! This position will be located in Sioux
Job Responsibilities: This position will provide administrative
support to the Extension Regional Center. Duties include daily
contact with staff, public, county officials and other state
agencies/stakeholder groups; scheduling of outside
activities/groups that utilize the regional center during and after
regular hours; and enforcing office procedures, rules and policies.
Strong organizational skills, customer service skills and knowledge
of office equipment will be essential in this position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Customer service practices
- Business English including grammar, spelling and
- Modern office equipment
- Computer systems such as Microsoft Office, Excel and
Skill & Ability to:
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing
- Organize and coordinate activities
- Research and compile data
Required License: Valid Driver's License
Comments: SDSU is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy
of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to
thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working
and learning environment for employees and students. This position
is subject to South Dakota State University's Drug and Alcohol
Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful
Application Procedures: SDSU accepts applications through an
on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.
[EE9711 - 20215]
Posting Date 06/02/2021 Closing Date 06/23/2021 Open Until
Filled No First Consideration Date Advertised Salary $16.53/hour,
depending upon qualifications plus benefits Duration of the Term 12
months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Work
8-5 Monday thru Friday.
Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Scope of
Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of
search This position requires Travel, Valid Drivers License If
other, please indicate Department Description and Cultural
South Dakota State University is the state's largest, most
comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an
enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.
SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of
inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education,
creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that
improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation
and the world. Its employees embrace the university's core values
of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity,
embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to
diversity, and excellence through continuous improvement.
As the state's 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work
of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in
Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, Aberdeen
and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station
research sites across South Dakota.
SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United
States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities in 2014. The
university's total research expenditures are greater than $60
million. SDSU is the state's first High Research Activity
institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching.
Jackrabbits Athletics competes as a NCAA Division I member, with
membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit
League and the Big XII for wrestling.
Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is
located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of
Minneapolis. Livability.com rates Brookings as an ideal community
for families, students, young professionals and retirees. It
considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in
The Brookings Public School District educates approximately
3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state's highest academic
achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary
schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one
middle school and a high school.
The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities,
including the Children's Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature
Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota
Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the
Brookings Summer Arts Festival.
Affirmative Action Statement
South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative
action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff
and students. Women, minorities, veteran status and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for
accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling
605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits
discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national
origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification,
transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic
information, veteran status, or any other status that may become
protected under law against discrimination in the offering of all
educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with
concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Michelle Johnson,
Title IX/EEO Director, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, Box 2201,
SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.
SDSU is committed to diversity of community and ideas. We
believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive
environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration
with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and
areas of expertise.
For additional information regarding this position or questions
about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human
Resources at 605-688-4128.
Please check the appropriate response that describe the
cognitive requirements for this position. Analyzing, Comprehend,
Intense Customer Interaction, Memory, Perform calculations,
Reading, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication
Please check the appropriate response for this position's use of
the following protective clothing or equipment. If other protection
is used please identify
Please designate the physical requirements of this position
Bending, Stooping, Twisting, Carrying, Crouching, Driving, Fine
Finger Manipulation (keyboarding, pipefitting, bench work, etc),
Lifting light, Pushing/Pulling, Reaching, Sitting for sustained
periods of time, Squatting, Stretching, Use Both Hands, Use of
Either Hand, Independently, Walking, Wrist Movement (twisting or
rotating) Describe any of the conditions selected
Reaching above shoulder level frequently.
Light lifting up to 20 pounds frequently.
Please check the appropriate response that describe the sensory
requirements for this position. Hearing, Vision (With and without
Working Conditions or Exposures (or potential exposures) that
this position may encounter during the course of the work day.
Please describe, in more detail, any of the conditions checked
Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the
environment in which the primary function of the position is
performed. Office Environment If you have indicated Other
Environment, if work tasks involve one or more of the above, or if
further explanation is necessary, please use the space
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Where did you hear about this position?
- SDBOR Employment Site
- Argus Leader
- SD Department of Labor
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