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Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution South Dakota State University
Working Title Secretary
Posting Number CSA00001P
Department SDSU-Admissions
Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings
Posting Text

Job Responsibilities: Accurately direct phone calls for the university; welcome prospective students to the Admissions Office; assist with all campus visitation programs; direct incoming traffic to appropriate campus department; accurately and efficiently provide new students information and assistance in regards to academic offerings and other higher education opportunities at SDSU.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of: Business English, including grammar, spelling and punctuation; modern office equipment, practices and procedures; and computer software applications.

Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely; work in a fast-paced environment; exercise tact, patience and discretion in communicating and dealing with persons of varying backgrounds and temperament; read and comprehend materials; operate a variety of office equipment; accurately enter information; and formulate logical and reasonable conclusions from available information.

Comments: Interpersonal skills are essential. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits: SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Posting Date 09/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 10/05/2017
Advertised Salary $11.23- $15.93/hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits.
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires No Requirement
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

SDSU is a land grant institution and the state’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 12,800 students.

SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 20,000 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance. It is 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, a city of close to 150,000.

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, veterans 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 race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Michelle Johnson, Title IX/EEO Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, Box 2201, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

Diversity Statement
Contact Information

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

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Reference List