Public Art Program Assistant
City of Boise, ID - Boise, ID

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Provides routine record keeping, reception and clerical support for the Department of Arts and History. Assists the Public Art Division with administrative duties and project-based activities. Works under general supervision within established guidelines.

Essential Functions:
Assists the Public Art Division with administrative duties and project-based activities. Maintains, updates and enters contacts and collections management information into database. Organizes art/artist documentation files. Prepares materials for public art panel review teams. Provides logistical support for framing Boise Visual Chronicle. Prints and sends letters to public art applicants. (75%)

Provides customer service support to department and public, answers phones, and assists staff with exhibitions, programs, and events. (25%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

Requires education and/or experience to attain the following:
Six months of administrative support experience, and either enrolled as a student, possess a high school diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Knowledge of general office practices and telephone etiquette; business English (grammar, punctuation, and spelling); general customer service techniques; basic filing practices.

Ability to operate standard office equipment and computer applications; to enter data accurately; to use alphabetical, numerical, and subject filing systems to accurately enter, classify, file, and retrieve materials; to follow verbal and written instructions; to perform basic mathematical operations; to deal effectively with frequent interruptions; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; work independently and effectively with minimal direct supervision as well as part of a team; operate a computer with demonstrated proficiency using related software applications at an appropriate level for efficient job performance; apply basic math skills; read and understand written documents and instructions; receive, comprehend and follow oral instructions; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training
One year of administrative support experience in a public agency or other professional office environment.

Special Requirements
All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks.

Working Conditions:
The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs. Also the employee is frequently pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs, occasionally pushing/pulling up to 35 lbs. The noise level is Work includes sensory ability to talk and hear. Work in this position also includes close vision. Employees will reach and grasp. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment
The work environment will include inside conditions.