This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the KidSpirit program at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 2 years from the appointment begin date.
The Division of Extension and Engagement (Division) is core to Oregon State University's mission. The Division helps create real solutions and positive impact across Oregon and beyond. The Division is aligned under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement. To learn more about our Division and its core units and initiatives, please visit our website: https://engagement.oregonstate.edu/. OSU KidSpirit is a unit within the Division.
The mission of OSU KidSpirit is to provide positive youth programming opportunities and training so that youth and student staff build skills, knowledge, and abilities that will help propel them into a future in which they will thrive. OSU KidSpirit strives to be a leader in providing young people with intentional, high-quality, equitable learning experiences that promote positive interactions among adults and peers. The Director of OSU KidSpirit (Director) provides leadership for the unit. To learn more about OSU KidSpirit, please visit our website: https://kidspirit.oregonstate.edu.
Purpose of this Position
This Office Specialist 2 will be a team member of OSU KidSpirit and will perform a wide range of office support, technical, and/or minor administrative or business-related tasks supporting operations for OSU KidSpirit.
This position is the first engaging, public-facing person for campers and families accessing OSU KidSpirit programs will interact with in most instances. Office Specialist 2 provides a variety of administrative support duties to OSU KidSpirit. In particular, this position will support and coordinate the following areas: main office daily operations, training or support of student staff, year-round recreation programs (gymnastics, archery, special events, pre-K programming, non-school day camps, and summer camp), participant registration, student staff schedules, webpage content updates, online registration system management (Ideal-Logic), and data collection and reporting (excel).
This Office Specialist must be knowledgeable about all facets of the OSU KidSpirit and is expected to organize and prioritize everyday workload tasks, monitor progress, and adapt to changing needs. In supporting and managing the programs as mentioned above and services, this individual must coordinate with many campus partners, including the College of Public Health and Human Services, Facilities Services, University Housing and Dining Services, Memorial Union Building Services, Dixon RecSports, Pre-College Programs, OSU Cultural Centers, local school districts, Parks and Recreation, Boys and Girls Clubs, and more.
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Oregon State University is committed to creating and maintaining compassionate and inclusive learning and working environments for all learners, visitors, and employees. We envision collaborative community environments that enhance civility and embrace diversity. All employees are responsible for achieving this commitment.
OSU Division of Extension and Engagement's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Two years of general clerical experience. One year of which included typing, word processing, or other experience generating documents; OR An Associate's degree in Office Occupations or Office Technology; OR Graduation from a private school of business with a Certificate in Office Occupations or Office Technology and one year of general clerical experience. College courses in Office Occupations or Office Technology will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Communication skills necessary to meet the requirements of the position.
Current valid Adult CPR, AED Essentials, and First Aid certifications by the position's start date.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Position is located in a busy office and provides support for work that is performed in different locations and venues on the OSU campus as needed.
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