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Extension Program Assistant (Military Program)

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 019424 - MSU Extension- Harrison County
Location: South MS Area, Harrison County
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
8/Minimum: 20,500

Departmental Profile:

This position is based in Gulfport, MS, at the Harrison County Extension Service.

Coastal Research and Extension Center serves as MSU's "southern exposure".

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Organizing and coordinating skills.
2. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
3. Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
4. Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
5. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
6. Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
7. Records maintenance skills.
8. Word processing and/or data entry skills.
9. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associates Degree, computer competency in Microsoft Office and experience with diverse audiences especially military agencies and dependents. Demonstrated ability to communicate with individuals, or small groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in organizational and networking ability along with the ability to facilitate personal growth experiences for children and families of different motivational levels. Knowledge of 4-H youth development and military culture.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Organizing and coordinating skills.
2. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
3. Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
4. Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
5. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
6. Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
7. Records maintenance skills.
8. Word processing and/or data entry skills.
9. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
•Varying environments include typical office setting, government offices, schools, military bases, etc.
•Frequent travel to and working in various areas in the community.
•Occasional overnight travel, evening, and weekend work.
•Physical effort/activity will be required, must be able to lift 25 to 50 pounds unassisted.
•Must provide own transportation on a regular basis.

Instructions for Applying:
Complete online application and submitting a cover letter, resume and three references.

Restricted Clause:
Contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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