Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp Administrative Assistant

The Association Administrative Assistant provides a high level of clerical and administrative support for Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp including customer service, marketing, program support, user group arrangements, alumni relations and fund-raising.

Responsibilities include camper registration and family communication, reception, data collection, record-keeping, photocopying, word processing, spreadsheet preparation, supply and materials ordering and other administrative tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to relate effectively to clientele and co-workers.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or technical/vocational school degree in business and/or secretarial science and 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of 4-H Youth Development programs and other CCE programs.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is a non-exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health and dental insurance, Retirement, Disability Insurance and more.

HOW TO APPLY:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Peconic-Dunes-4-H-Camp-Administrative-Assistant---Southold--NY_WDR-00012538

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until November 1, 2017.

Applicants need to attach/upload a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Last updated September 29, 2017