Utah State University

Staff Assistant I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 7 days ago(5/11/2024 12:02 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7859
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Administrative/Clerical
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Non-Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per Week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Animal Dairy & Veterinary Sciences
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

Incumbents in the Staff Assistant I position perform a variety of administrative support and/or secretarial duties for a specified department or program.

Responsibilities

  • Purchasing and keeping track of the supplies in the front office and in stock rooms. Keep general supplies in stock rooms organized. Sign-for and ensure delivery-of FedEx items.
  • Finding missing receipts for pcard reconciler.
  • Managing keys for subdepartment employees – Request prox/key access for employees that have completed their new hire training.  Manage some parts of the new hire training for Lab Technicians. 
  • Process internal forms/steps for raises terminations and new hires.
  • Keep an updated database related to equipment.
  • Assist with notifying the team you work with about issues with the building they occupy.
  • Sort, screen, and distribute incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Be willing to take some USU financial training for the purpose of having access to some USU software for eventual minimal use.
  • Work on additional odd jobs, as needed and workload allows.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in an office setting or an associate degree/vocational training is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Skilled with computers and related software including and especially Excel.
  • Skilled with basic office equipment, including printers, copiers, and telephone systems.
  • Good organizational skills, and some office experience required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential business data and personal information.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV"
  2. Name and contact information for 3 professional references to be entered into Candidate Profile

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Located on the main campus of Utah State University, the Institute for Antiviral Research (IAR) comprises a team of recognized scientists working to identify antiviral agents and vaccines against a wide range of human pathogenic viruses. Five principal investigators and research staff work collaboratively at the IAR, with shared expertise in respiratory, hemorrhagic fever, and neuroinvasive viruses.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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