Secretary--Communication Disorders

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Secretary--Communication Disorders
Posting Number CSA00034P
Department USD-Communication Disorders
Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls
Posting Text

The USD Communication Sciences and Disorders department is seeking a secretary for the Sioux Falls Scottish Rite Children’s Clinic.

This is a half-time position with benefits in a rich environment that provides speech and language intervention for children and their families. This position is grant-funded. Continuation of the position is dependent on grant funding.

The duties include: greet visitors, answer phones; answer and/or route inquiries; route mail; schedule appointments; compose, review and finalize correspondence, forms, and reports to ensure accuracy; maintain accurate records of fiscal activities to track expenditures; perform data entry for analysis of program activities; establish and maintain computerized and manual filing systems; perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
- modern office procedures and equipment;
- computer hardware and software capabilities;
- business English, to include spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Necessary skills include the ability to:
- use computers for word processing and data entry;
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse people and provide quality customer service;
- maintain accurate financial records and schedule appointments;
- analyze and organize information;
- make decisions on the best course of action in various circumstances;
- manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and meet deadlines;
- communicate effectively, in English, in oral and written forms;
- answer telephone and greet visitors;
- maintain confidentiality.

Review of applications will begin December 29, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of South Dakota is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Posting Date 12/15/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 12/29/2017
Advertised Salary $11.67-$13.87
Duration of the Term 11 months
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Appointment Percent 50
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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

The University of South Dakota is the flagship of the six universities in the state system of higher education, situated in Vermillion, overlooking the Missouri River, in the heart of the Midwest. USD is a small, comprehensive university, built upon a strong liberal arts foundation in the College of Arts & Sciences. In addition to schools of Education, Fine Arts, and Business, USD has the only schools of Law and Medicine in the state.

The University of South Dakota is located in the southeastern corner of the state in Vermillion, a community of more than 10,000 people. Vermillion is located within an hour’s drive of the larger cities of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Sioux City, Iowa.

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

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