Administrative Assistant I
North Dakota State Government - Grand Forks, ND

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Requires high school diploma or GED and three years of experience performing a variety of complex office support, clerical or secretarial work. Additional education with major coursework in office support or business or office education may substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.

This job requires considerable knowledge of personal computers and their use. Experience with the Microsoft Office suite is required. Experience with Excel and Outlook is desirable. The successful applicant will have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, experience using general office equipment and computer skills.

Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience in a legal setting.

Application Procedures:
Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950). Access application form at: or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.
Please include the position # and requisition # on your application. Also, provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information provided on SFN 10950.
Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc. INCOMPLETE SECTIONS WILL NOT BE GIVEN CREDIT.
The Department’s Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
All application material must be received on the closing date by 5:00 pm or before the closing date at the following address:

Human Resource Division

Department of Human Services

600 East Boulevard Avenue Dept 325

Bismarck ND 58505-0250

Fax: 701-328-1927; e-mail:

For More Information, Assistance or Accommodation Contact: Jan Haas

Employing Unit: Northeast Human Service Center

Section: Vocational Rehabilitation

TTY Number: ND Relay Service (800)366-6688 (text); (800)366-6889 (voice)

ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888

Summary of Work:
This position will serve as an administrative assistant to Vocational Rehabilitation at Northeast Human Service Center. Essential functions include: Processing accounts payable; answering telephone calls; scheduling meetings; maintaining files; processing mail; inputting data; filing; and processing of routine correspondence; composing general office correspondence; typing, proofing, and editing correspondence, composing reports, and other documents; and maintaining stock of office supplies, equipment, and forms by ordering and receiving goods. This position requires the use of software including word processing, database, e-mail and the Internet.

The ND Department of Human Services offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits, including a comprehensive employer-paid health plan, paid leave, a retirement plan, flexible work hours, and more. For more information, contact our website at: .