Office Assistant

Johnson County Extension

Job Reference #: 12223

This full-time position is responsible for handling front office reception and performs a wide variety of office management functions to provide both clerical and support to educational programs within Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) of Johnson County.

1. Bachelor’s degree with experience required
2. Computer literacy (Fluent with e-mail, MS Office programs: Word, Excel, Publisher and web systems)
3. Ability to work in a fast-paced team atmosphere
4. Organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities, and ability to achieve deadlines
5. Strong communication skills, written and verbal
6. Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
7. Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation, to fulfill the duties of the position 8. Must pass ISU Extension and Outreach background check and be approved by the Johnson County Agricultural Extension District Council

1. Assist clients by furnishing information concerning (ISUEO) programs and lead clients to the resources available from ISUEO Program Specialists, researched based websites, and cooperating agencies
2. Prepare correspondence for distribution of letters, newsletters, flyers and electronic formats etc.
3. Duplicate and assemble materials using office copy machines
4. Receipt in funds, make deposits, enter financial data, & support accounting system as needed
5. Assist with web and general computer program support, data entry, and audio/visual equipment
6. Support ISUEO program specialist within ANR, Human Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Economic Development with program needs including registration and a variety of clerical functions
7. Order and maintain publications and office supplies
8. Assist REED & Program Specialists with organizational contacts with volunteers and clients relating to Extension programs
9. Other duties as assigned

1. This is a 40 hour per week position with normal work hours 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday with a 1-hour lunch break, some evenings/weekends required a. The position requires additional overtime hours during the month of July for the Johnson County 4-H and FFA Fair
2. This position requires routine office demands, including possibility of lifting of moderate weights

1. Wages will be determined based on experience and/or budgetary limitations
2. This is a full-time position. The employee will receive paid holidays and vacation/sick leave in accordance with the current Office Policy
3. The employer will pay its portion of FICA and IPERS
4. Employer provides an individual insurance plan in accordance with the current Office Policy
5. Mileage for work related travel reimbursed at the federal rate

1. The Office Assistant position is accountable to the employer, Johnson County Agricultural Extension District Council 2. The Regional Extension Education Director supervises this position in cooperation with the Office Coordinator

Job Benefits:

Benefits include: 
ISU Health and Dental Insurance
IPERS Retirement
Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
Mileage Reimbursement at the federal rate

COVID-19 Precautions:

Our office is opened to the public. Staff are to be practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings when social distancing cannot be maintained, and cleaning thoroughly. 

Applying for:

Office Assistant

Johnson County Extension

Application Instructions

For full consideration, be sure to submit all of the following documents: 
1. Cover Letter
2. Completed ISU Extension and Outreach Application found online at: 
3. Resume
4. List of References 

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Office Assistant

Johnson County Extension

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3109 Old Highway 218 S, Iowa City, IA 52246

Job ID: 77162

Posted 12 days ago

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