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Kansas State University
Posted: 09/1/2021
Office Specialist III (College of Arts & Sciences)
Salary: 32,069 - 32,069

Office Specialist III (College of Arts & Sciences)

Department: 3670020010 Arts & Sciences Dean Office
Job no: 511370
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:
The College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Office, Student Services Center is hiring for an Office Specialist III. This role will serve as the assistant to the College of Arts & Sciences Academic Coordinator. The Office Specialist III will accurately evaluate students' credit hours, DARS, and applications for graduation. Assume primary responsibility for evaluating transfer hours. Process program plan changes, advisor assignments, quick enrolls, provides KSIS back-up and answers emails from Admissions, the Registrar's Office, and the ArtSci email portal. This position will assist in scheduling, answering phones, and greeting students and their families.

Why Join Us:
At the heart of every great university is a college that serves as its academic center. The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of Kansas State University.

With 24 departments encompassing studies in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, we offer an exciting range of options. Our students develop strengths as communicators, critical thinkers, problem solvers and lifelong learners who can see the big picture. They have the skills and adaptability that employers universally value. Graduates are not only prepared to effectively compete in the marketplace, but they have a solid foundation to excel in an increasingly global, technological and interdisciplinary world.

We offer our students access to a powerful network of faculty and advisers. Our students are immersed in world-class research, engaging coursework and hands-on experiences. Our collective discoveries work to benefit the state of Kansas, the nation and the world.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Requirements:

• Two years relevant experience. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree
• Two or more years experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work
• The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Demonstrated experience in customer service
• Experience working on a computer and demonstrated ability to effectively use Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Ability to handle multiple priorities
• The ability to make independent decisions when necessary

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
• Must be available to work Saturdays in June (usually there are two) for New Student Orientation & Enrollment and two Saturdays for Commencement in December and May

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three professional references with contact information
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins on 09/17/2021 and continues until position has been filled. For best consideration, apply by 9/17/2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$15.42 per hour ($32,069 annually)

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Aug 31, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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