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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE HOURLY RATE -  $14.46 to  $20.90  PAY GRADE: 25
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, part time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Nevada System of Higher Education
Location: Fallon
Job Class Code: 02.212
Announcement Number: 20052
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/14/2013
Close Date: 09/09/2013
   Phone: 775-784-1495
   Email: classifiedjobs@unr.edu
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.
Western Nevada College is recruiting for two part-time Administrative Assistant 2's to work in Fallon for the Specialty Crop Institute. The incumbent will provide administrative and clerical support to the Project Director including event and workshop coordination; marketing and promotional opportunities; database maintenance; reports; maintaining financial records; and monitoring and providing updates on subgrants.
The typical work schedule is varied with occasional weekend and evening work; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. Both positions do not provide lay-off rights and are contingent upon funding. One position is benefited (0.55 FTE) and one is non-benefited (0.45 FTE). Pursuant to Nevada Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of six days (part-time prorated) per fiscal year effective July 1, 2011. Information regarding campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.wnc.edu/safety/. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify (visit http://www.uscis.gov for more information).

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Experience
    This position requires a current Driver's License upon employment and for continued employment.
    This position is a part-time position and requires the incumbent to work occasional weekends and evenings.
    This position is located in Fallon, NV and requires the incumbent to travel and work outdoors in inclement weather.
    This position requires knowledge of the basic principles and practices of Nevada small farm agriculture.
    This position requires experience with work related event planning and coordination.
    This position does not provide lay-off rights and is contingent upon funding.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The following are the number of questions in each category of the exam:
20 - Office Operations and Practices
20 - Following Written Instructions & Reading Skills
10 - Arithmetic
20 - English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
15 - Computer Usage
15 - Interpersonal & Customer Service Skills
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) There are two part-time positions. One is a 0.55 FTE with benefits and One is a 0.45 FTE without benefits. Which position/s are you interested in?
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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