COSS County Administrative Assistant
NC State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Posting Number:


Position Number:


Position Type:

NC Cooperative Extension

Job City & State:

Windsor, NC

Department :

NCCE Bertie County

Working Title:

COSS County Administrative Assistant


12 Month Recurring

Job Type:

Full-Time - Permanent



Essential Job Duties:

The County Extension Administrative Assistant is a member of the staff of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. The primary responsibility is to provide administrative support to the County Extension Director and other staff as assigned. The County Administrative Assistant cooperates with colleagues in the NCCE and county leaders in performing assigned responsibilities.

Duties include: budget related activities including purchasing, invoice processing, bookkeeping of multiple accounts and grants, maintenance of confidential personnel records, and completion of NCCE and Bertie County mandated reports. Must maintain a high level of trust, confidentiality, and a positive, professional attitude towards supportive team building. This position will be responsible for supporting individual agent programs as assigned. The Administrative Assistant will also answer phones, greet visitors to the office, respond to general information inquires, assist Extension Volunteer Groups, and carry out other general office duties as assigned.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events Cooperative Extension field faculty deliver unbiased, research based information to North Carolina citizens.

Bertie County is located in the rural northeast region of North Carolina and has a population of 19,380. For Information about Bertie County visit

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Number of Permanent Employees this Position Supervises:


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Identify if the Position is Mandatory / Essential / Key:

Not Applicable

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday Business Hours 8:30am - 5:00pm - occasional evenings and weekends as requested

Minimum Experience/Education:

Graduation from high school and two years of related experience; or graduation from a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and one year related experience

Department Required Skills:

An extensive knowledge of computer applications is required including Word, Google Docs, and Excel. Must have a willingness to learn new software programs necessary to perform essential duties.

Must be highly motivated, have strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask. The County Administrative Assistant should possess strong written and oral communication skills. Must have understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality, especially as it relates to personnel issues. Must have effective time management skills and be able to prioritize tasks.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Previous office experience is preferred. Prefer budget and accounting process skills, customer service skills and be able to interface with other agencies. Human resource skills to assist with interview, hire and training processes. Notary public helpful. Social media marketing, webpage management, desktop publisher, newsletter design, and preparation are preferred.

Required License or Certification:

Valid driver's license and reliable, personal transportation. In order to operate a state vehicle, a valid NC driver's license is required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Physical Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

Minimum $34,424 - commensurate with experience

Internal Transfer Only:


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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