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Administrative Office Support Assistant

Administrative Office Support Assistant

Job Posting Number: 
Opening Date: 
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Job Location: 
Jefferson City - Cole County
Merit Type: 
Salary Range: 
$1,157.00 – $1,362.00 semi-monthly
Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation

To Apply

Send Resume, cover letter, complete transcripts and DD214 (if applicable) to: 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

This position provides administrative support to the executive director and disability program specialists of the Governor’s Council on Disability. This is senior-level specialized support, technical and/or administrative work involving a high degree of independent judgment and action.

  • Performs independent functions requiring the application of technical expertise or specialized program knowledge, organizes and implements program activities, and confers with management regarding program status and issues.
  • Provides complex administrative assistance for the agency, recognizes priorities, and schedules meetings and coordinates logistical arrangements for program, agency, or inter-agency efforts. Participates in Council and program meetings and takes meeting minutes. Maintains agency records. 
  • Participates in planning and administration of Missouri Youth Leadership Forum and legislative programs. Coordinates the annual Governor’s Council on Disability awards programs.
  • Oversees and ensures the accurate and timely preparation, review, posting, and processing of a variety of fiscal, payroll, personnel, purchasing, and/or related documents.

Work hours are Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business math computations, grammar, composition, and spelling.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer information systems and software, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the principles of office management.
  • Introductory knowledge of accounting methods and principles. Experience with SAMII and MO-BUYS preferred.
  • Ability to make independent decisions based upon knowledge of agency operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion when dealing with sensitive/confidential information.
  • Ability to apply and interpret federal, state, and/or agency regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain highly complex records and prepare reports from a variety of information.
  • Ability to develop and implement complex procedures from general instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion.

Important Information

Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

Successful applicants must be on the Merit Register by filling out an EASe application at or be appointable under the Merit System for the Administrative Office Support Assistant classification.

In addition to the above online application, please submit an introductory cover letter, and resume to the contact. Include the job posting number and job title when applying for this position.