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Location:Portland, OR
Company:Portland State University
First posted:March 15, 2017

Position Announcement

Position Details

Proposed Start Date 03/16/2017

Classification Title Office Specialist 2

Working Title Temporary Clerical Pool

Position Number TBD


EEO Status Part Time - < .50 Annualized FTE

Position FTE 1.0


Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

Position Summary

Temporary clerical employees are periodically hired for a variety of clerical and administrative needs across campus.

Primary Activity A - Administrative

Minimum Qualifications from Classification

- Two years of general clerical experience. One year of which included typing, word processing, or other experience generating documents; OR

- An Associate's degree in Office Occupations or Office Technology; OR

- Graduation from a private school of business with a Certificate in Office Occupations or Office Technology AND one year of general clerical experience.

College courses in Office Occupations or Office Technology will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position

Required qualifications will vary by assignment, but may include:

  • Significant clerical skills and experience;
  • Excellent reception and customer service skills and experience;
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, etc.;
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Will vary by assignment. May include:

  • Bookkeeping, budget monitoring experience;
  • 10-key by touch;
  • Cashiering experience.

Key Cultural Competencies

Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Adheres to all PSU policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Work Days/Hours

Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement

This position is not eligible for benefits.

Pay Range

Application Instructions

Additional Information

Additional Application Instructions (deadlines, etc.)

Portland State University collects applications on an ongoing basis for the Temporary Clerical pool. Postings are typically updated the first of each month for periodic departmental needs. Please verify your information with each new posting if you wish to remain in the Temporary Clerical pool.

If a department needs temporary assistance, you may be contacted directly. Please, no phone calls.

Temporary employees are eligible for use of the PSU library and gym facilities.

Temporary employees are not eligible for any paid leave, health benefits, or reduced tuition.

Most temporary assignments last 30 to 90 days while recruitment takes place to fill a regular position, or for a special project. Temporary employees are limited to 1,040 hours within a given twelve months.

PAY PERIOD for temporary employees extends from the 16th of one month to the 15th of the following month, with payment on the last business day of the month (i.e., work from Dec 16 to Jan 15 is paid approximately Jan 31).

If you are selected as a temporary employee, this in no way implies an appointment to any regular status position at PSU . In order to compete for a regular status position, you must apply for that position if/when it is open for recruitment.

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Required Yes

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Posting Close Date 06/15/2017

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