TEMPORARY - Admin/Clerical

New Mexico State University - Doña Ana, NM4.3

Full-time | Temporary | CommissionEstimated: $30,000 - $40,000 a year
EducationSkills
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 0.5 Reports To Position Title Varies by Department Target Hourly/Salary Rate Varies by Department Pay Level 03 Pay Base Hourly Recruitment Summary
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Classification Summary
Under direct supervision, performs routine clerical/receptionist and/or typing/word processing duties related to work unit in accordance with specific instructions for established work procedures requiring limited decision making.

Classification Standard Duties
May answer telephone and/or greets visitors giving general information in response to inquiries. May deliver oral and written messages to unit members. May sort and distribute incoming mail; file correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials alphabetically, numerically or by other prescribed method. Maintains routine clerical records, logs and data and compiles routine reports. Operates office equipment such as telephone/switchboard, copiers, calculators, personal computers, typewriters or other equipment found in work unit. May type routine letters, labels, reports and similar items from rough draft or clear copy. May complete or enter data to departmental forms, making routine calculations and checking information for accuracy; processes documents or forms according to instructions; deliver items to other offices or locations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures. Knowledge of office telephone etiquette.

Skills
Skill in reading, spelling and simple arithmetic. Skill in basic filing and recordkeeping. Skill in the operation of a variety of office machines including, personal computers, telephones and copiers.

Abilities
Ability to effectively communicate.

Required Education
High School diploma or GED certificate.

Required Experience
No previous work experience required.

Equivalency None Preferred Qualifications Required Certification/License Special Requirements Other Departmental Requirements Standard Work Schedule Shift: Other Shift If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Varies by Department

Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana Work Site Varies by Department Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon funding Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Tenure Track No Posting Date 07/02/2019 Closing Date 12/31/2019 Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a temporary appointment with a pre-determined end date not to exceed 1 year and is subject to an earlier termination if necessary. Temporary employees have no entitlement or expectation of continued employment during or beyond the appointment period.

Position may average up to 29 hours per week.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/35696
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort No or very limited physical effort required.
Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk No or very limited exposure to physical risk.