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Administrative Specialist CL2 - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (id:51453)

Statement of the Job :
This position is open to University of Maine COLT employees only from Ocotber 14, 2018 to October 22, 2018 .
All other candidates may apply after October 22, 2018.
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hiring an Administrative Specialist CL2 to provide administrative support to Cooperative Extension?s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) which serves low-income families and youth throughout the state of Maine. The position will be located on the University of Maine campus in Orono. Daily work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position is contingent on funding . Starting pay for this position is $14.23/hour (B22).
Complete job description (link)
About the University :
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System?s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
Qualifications :
Required:
Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven record of team-work, customer service and professionalism required.
Demonstrated effective communication skills both verbally and in writing including proofreading
Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign (or other desktop graphic design software), G (Google) Suite and WordPress
Attention to detail
Administrative experience in an office setting
Demonstrated good judgment
Database experience
Experience coordinating conferences and events
Experience with UMaine?s General Ledger and MaineStreet systems
Preferred:
Knowledge of Cooperative Extension and its mission
Ability to write moderately complex database queries
Graphic design experience
Associate?s or Bachelor?s degree is preferred
Other Information :
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references.
You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: November 5, 2018
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: November 10, 2018
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: November 15, 2018
Tentative start date: December 10,2018
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Kate Yexa at kate.yerxz@maine.edu
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran?s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Position Title: Administrative Specialist CL2 - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (id:51453)
Campus: Orono
Department: Cooperative Extension - OCES
Bargaining Unit: ACSUM
Salary Band/Wage Band: B22, 14.23
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Location: Orono, ME
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV


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