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Specialist, Office of Parents Attending College

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Position Information

Working Title Specialist, Office of Parents Attending College
Department LEAP
Compensation Title Specialist
Position Number 30017728
Position Status Grant
Work Schedule

This is a 12 month position, fifteen (15) hours per week during regular office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:15-4:30. Can negotiate schedule.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

To provide professional administrative support to as well as manage the Office of Parents Attending College.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide assistance to the department head and responsible for maintaining department records, coordinate calendars, and provide assistance to departmental staff.


High school diploma plus four years of related experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered. The employee must be a self-starter and be able to handle numerous tasks at one time. The person must have excellent oral and written communications skills, demonstrate mature judgment, accountability, initiative, and be able to work well with others. The person must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability and willingness to learn other computer applications (Outlook, SAP, budgeting software, and others as needed).

All interested applicants must fill-out an online staff application.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education Acceptable Equivalency
Preferred Education Associates Degree
Minimum Experience 2 years
Salary $12.90 per hour minimum
Pay Grade S67

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017S771
Job Open Date 07/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Briefly explain your experience with managing multiple tasks requiring attention to detail.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How much experience do you have with the SAP database system?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • one year or more

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. References