Administrative assistant 4

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Agency: University of LA - Lafayette
Opening Date: Mon. 04/28/14
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 05/04/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $11.62 - $24.46 hourly
$2,014.00 - $4,240.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
Three years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments.Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position is located within UL Lafayette's Office of Operational Review.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for8500-Office Support Examin order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicantswithoutcurrent test scores can apply to take the testhere.
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Application Status Message
What it Means
Application received
Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score
We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Evaluating experience
Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration
You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Referred to hiring manager for review
Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager.You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled
Someone has been selected for the position.
Position cancelled
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Contact Name
Corey Faul
Human Resources, UL Lafayette, PO Box 40196, Lafayette, LA 70504
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To provide secretarial support for a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.
Employees perform duties independently and exercise a high degree of independent judgment and initiative in determining the approach/action to take in non-routine situations.
Level of Work:
Supervision Received:
General from a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.
Supervision Exercised:
May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the presence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.
Differs from Administrative Assistant 5 by the absence of responsibility for serving as special assistant to a classified/unclassified executive or high-ranking classified administrator.
Examples of Work:
Responds to requests for information; may require interpretation of department rules and regulations.
Independently composes and types correspondence involving complex, sensitive, and non-routine matters.
Represent supervisor in various matters, providing input, and possibly exercising signature authority.
Serves as liaison between supervisor and staff members.
Assesses importance of issues or conflicts, and briefs supervisor.
Compiles and types special reports by selecting relevant information from a variety of sources such as reports, documents, correspondence, electronic files, etc.
Prepares materials needed for meetings, such as agendas, handouts, binders, etc.
May attend meetings and transcribe minutes.
May type contracts, secure appropriate signatures, and track contracts through the approval process.
Monitors expenditures and ensures adherence to budgetary commitments in accordance with established policies.

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