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Office Assistant III

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Office Assistant III
Position Number 988869
Requisition No. S00757
Salary Range/Pay Rate $42,021 annually.
Position Notes

This position is an Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade C-8
Job Category Clerical-Technical
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)
Shift/Days

This is a full-time position.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Four years progressively responsible office experience, including direct experience in office coordination, i.e., prioritizing work assignments, maintaining work flow to meet deadlines. Ability to compose correspondence. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to effectively interact with the public, students, faculty and staff. Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation and ability to utilize proper standard office source manuals. Possess the keyboarding skills necessary to perform successfully in this position, minimum 30 wpm.

Desired Qualifications
All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications

Experience in clerical accounting/bookkeeping. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to perform the functions consistent with intermediate word processing, intermediate spreadsheet, and advanced database applications as demonstrated by a skills assessment.

Position Purpose

To provide specialized office assistance, coordinating procedural business or service activities for a complex program area involving processing, implementing, advising on, and reporting specialized subject matter.

Job Open Date 09/12/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a member of the Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * This position requires working with large databases and spreadsheets, the creation of queries and reports, joining tables, and importing and exporting of data, particularly in Access and Excel. Please provide specific examples of your experience with these processes.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position is a front-line customer service position. Describe how you have used problem solving skills in a multi-focused office, including interactions with co-workers, students, faculty and external clientele.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents