Administration Assistant, Riverhead, NY

Administration Assistant, Riverhead, NY

Position Summary:

This position provides a wide variety of diversified Administrative skills.Included are technical, clerical, and administrative support, including word processing, database manipulation, spreadsheet development, and maintaining personnel records, data, and files.

The Association Administrative Assistant will support and coordinate assigned local administration, IT, and Finance responsibilities.This position will perform a moderate amount of administrative tasks to support the Association Administration support team, including Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, and IT Departments.This position will work closely with the Sr Administrative Assistant to ensure functional area best practice recommendations are under established time frames.This position will perform job duties with high initiative and discretion while maintaining confidentiality.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Education and experience relevant to the position's role.
  • Proficient in computer operations of the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.Verbally and written to understand and effectively carry out standard programs and instructions.
  • Must demonstrate high accuracy, integrity, sound professional judgment, tact, maturity, and the ability to handle confidential, sensitive information.
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks, requirements, and priorities to complete work promptly and within established deadlines.
  • Ability to work in an office setting, with occasional to frequent distractions and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors, and the public
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior knowledge of Administrative support processes.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary: $23.00 -$25.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Schedule: Part-time/non-exempt (20 hours per week)

Date Position Available: Position open until filled – Immediate vacancy

Benefits:Full Benefits include 21 days of vacation days per year, 3 personal days, accrued sick days, 16 holidays, health and dental insurance Program (NYSHIP), Employees' Retirement System (New York State Retirement System-NYSLRS), Cornell University Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan (CUTDAP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Long-Term Disability, Auto/Home/Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance (GUL), Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Long Term Care Insurance, and NY's 529 College Savings Program.


A review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload contact info for three references to the online application in 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 be unable to change your submission or add attachments.

Apply HERE

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions.If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 ext 242 or via email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. 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.

Last updated March 13, 2023