Administrative Specialist II
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Type of Position:Clerical
Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
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Family & Consumer Science * Personal Finance
Summary of Job Duties:
The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching & preparing special reports, examining & verifying documents, & performing general office duties.
Edit, print, and enter data for various documents and reports such as evaluation narratives, newsletters, and training materials.
Maintains expenditure records and account balances of departmental budgets, grants, ADC and 4-H Foundation funds for assigned specialists.
Maintains files consisting of correspondence, reports, and subject matter material for assigned specialists. Assists others in the department if needed.
Prepares and submits travel forms and expense reimbursements for the specialists in the department.
Responsible for answering the telephone for faculty and staff in the Family & Consumer Science department. Responds to inquiries and requests for information when possible or directs callers and visitors to appropriate staff member., Provides secretarial support to assigned specialists in the department.
Assists with the preparation and copying of documents or materials that are needed for meetings, workshops, and trainings. Types and submits letters, emails, and other documents. Types and submits weekly, monthly, and annual reports.
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of the principles & practices of mathematics & statistics. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers & software applications. Ability to conduct research & compile data into report form. Ability to establish & maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, & procedures. Ability to communicate both orally & in writing.
23,880 - 27,462
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Resume
Required Documents to Apply:
Special Instructions for the Applicant:
For consideration, applicants must upload a Resume, Cover letter, and three (3) Letters of Recommendation. If you have technical issues uploading a document or if you would like to provide additional documentation after submitting your application, contact Human Resources at
Recruitment Contact Information:
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Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.