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Senior Secretary

Company: South Dakota Board of Regents
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Secretary

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Posting Details

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 Text

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 Falls, SD.

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:

Knowledge of:

  • Customer service practices
  • Business English including grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Modern office equipment
  • Computer systems such as Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook

Skill & Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines
  • 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 background check.

Application Procedures: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit [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 Hours

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 Expectations

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. rates Brookings as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals and retirees. It considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota.

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 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.

Diversity Statement

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.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this position or questions about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128.

Working Conditions

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 corrective lenses)

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 above


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 provided.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Where did you hear about this position?
  • SDBOR Employment Site
  • Newspaper
  • Argus Leader
  • Website
  • SD Department of Labor
  • Insidestate
  • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Reference List

Keywords: South Dakota Board of Regents, Sioux Falls , Senior Secretary, Other , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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