The Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology, is recruiting for an Office Assistant 2 in Anchorage!
The position is in the General Government Unit (GGU) at a range 10.
This recruitment has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. Applicants who have already applied need not reapply.
Who We Are:
The Office of Information Technology (OIT), provides high-quality, enterprise IT solutions to the Executive branches across the State of Alaska. In following OIT's vision of "One Government, empowered by innovative technical collaboration", our goal is to reduce complexity, improve efficiency, and encourage creativity to securely provide better government services to all Alaskans.
The OIT Business Office provides administrative support in the accounting, human resources, budget, and procurement needs of the division at all levels including executive leadership, managers, and peers. We provide efficiencies in the organization based upon our adaptations of current statutes, laws, policies and procures into processes for a fluid organization.
Where You Will Work:
The Atwood building is in beautiful downtown Anchorage. Walking distance to many shops, eateries, bus and train depot, the port of Anchorage, the Anchorage Museum and the 5th avenue Mall.
What You Will We Doing:
You will provide full administrative support for the Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology, Anchorage Executive Offices. Tasks to accomplish this mission include greeting visitors, answering phones, receiving, and distributing mail, monitoring office supplies, and compiling requests for order preparations. Process payroll entry for executive level staff.
You will also gain experience in the State's travel procedures as you act as the executive travel planner, to include preparing travel approvals, coordinating with the Shared Services of Alaska team to finalize and book travel itineraries, and collection of travel receipts to submit for the travel finalization process.
You will maintain executive calendars, arranging for meeting spaces as needed, prepare meeting materials.
Who We Are Looking For:
Our successful candidate will have the following desired skills, abilities, and competencies:
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively in a brief, clear and organized manner, considering the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Uses computers, software applications, databases, and accounting systems to accomplish work.
Customer Service: Interacts with recipients of services (internal or external customers) in a way that provides accurate, timely, and effective information and service in a courteous and professional manner.
Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.
Ability to multi-task with while remaining calm, organized, and accurate without compromising deadlines.
Problem solving skills: Approaches problems analytically with a troubleshooting mindset using logic, research, and networking to reach reasonable and timely resolutions.
High school diploma or the equivalent.
One year of experience that includes clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs.
Education from an accredited college may substitute for the required experience (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience; 150 hours of vocation education equal one month of experience).
"High school diploma equivalent" means one of the following: 1) a G.E.D.; 2) completion of any basic adult education course equivalent to 480 class hours (16 weeks at 30 course hours per week); 3) acceptance in full standing by an accredited college or university; 4) highest grade of school completed plus an amount of paid or volunteer experience that totals 12 years and includes basic clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs.
Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to operate motor vehicles. Such positions require that the applicant possess a regular driver's license and be 18 years of age or older.
Some position in this class may require skill in typing. Recruitment and selection may include this requirement.COVER LETTER
A cover letter is not required for this position.Your complete application package, including the supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process..
The following should be included with your application either with your profile or as an attached document:
Three (3) professional references and current contact numbers, including two (2) current or former supervisors;
Copies of your two (2) most recent employment performance evaluations if available;
A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution name/URL is listed on the transcripts) to verify that you meet the minimum qualifications. if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required at the time of application.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission (including account creation) or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to email@example.com.
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For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager listed in the Contact Information section below.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at:
P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
Due to the nature of the work of the Office of Information Technology and access to APSIN at the workplace, the individual who is selected for this position will be required to pass a background investigation and may be re-fingerprinted. Full disclosure of ALL past criminal convictions (both misdemeanor and felony including suspended impositions of sentence) at the time of application is required. Convictions may lead to disqualification due to the requirements necessary to access these systems.
Employment with the Office of Information Technology is contingent upon successfully completing and maintaining an APSIN background check and security clearance conducted by the Department of Public Safety. Fingerprinting is required.
Administrative Assistant 3
State Of Alaska