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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

  • 512255
  • PHOENIX
  • SECRETARY OF STATE (DEPT OF STATE)
  • Full-time

SECRETARY OF STATE (DEPT OF STATE)

The mission of the Office of the Arizona Secretary of State is to provide services throughout the state to:
Preserve our history;
Promote engagement; and
Protect the future
The office strives to achieve this mission by being trusted, accessible, innovative, and secure.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

SECRETARY OF STATE (DEPT OF STATE)

Job Location:

Address:  1700 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $17.50 - $21.50 

Grade: 17

Closing Date: Open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. 

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant for Library Development provides administrative support to the Library Development Administrator and Library Development staff.


Specific functions performed for the Library Development Administrator and Library Development staff include:

Manage all aspects of employee travel in accordance with state policy;
Maintain supplies, and ordering when necessary;
Create and manage purchase orders as requested;
Assure maintenance and upkeep of office equipment including printers and copiers;
Mail and ship materials as required;
Keep and track statistical information; Manage Library Development physical and online files, following retention schedules;
Support the LSTA and SGIA grant programs by assisting with budgets, grant paperwork and files;
Serve as administrative support for meeting organization, preparation and facilitation including contacting participants, setting agendas and taking minutes;
Assist with special events by arranging for facilities, catering, and registration;
Serve as liaison with the Library and Archives Administrative Cluster and update Library Development team as needed; and
Work with Arizona Department of Administration Agency Partner Support Services such as Facilities and Surplus to report maintenance, telephone or technology issues, and to support acquisition and disposition.

This position is a full-time position of 40 hours per week, reporting to the Library Development Administrator. It requires a valid Arizona Driver's License and ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Job Duties:

Administrative Support:
- Manage travel, order supplies, create and manage purchase orders, mail and ship materials, support the LSTA and SGIA grant programs, keep and track statistical information, track and maintain equipment, manage physical and online files, and monitor and assure compliance with retention schedules. Assist with phone, email, and mail communications.
- Assistance with projects, special events and meetings:
Serve as administrative support for meeting organization, preparation and facilitation. Assist with special events by arranging for facilities, catering, and registration.
- Liaison with other administrative assistants in Library and Archives and with Arizona Department of Administration Agency Partner Support Services such as Facilities, Surplus and Fleet:
Report maintenance, telephone or technology issues and support acquisition and disposition. Update Library Development team as needed.
- Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Microsoft Suite products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Professional writing and oral communications
Excellent customer service
Verbal and written communications.
Identification of effective solutions to problems.
Time management.
Efficiency and organization.
Lift 30 pounds.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's Degree

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Valid Arizona Driver's License

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

All employees are subject to Arizona State Retirement System contributions.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Human Resources at humanresources@azsos.gov or 602-541-6170 for assistance.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.