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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Position: MSUE/Parks Administrative Assistant

Department: MSU Extention/Parks & Recreation

Posting Date: 05/10/2017

Application/Resumé Deadline: Until Filled

Wages: Starting at $15.39/hr DOQ/E, in addition to a comprehensive benefit package.

Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday (8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.)

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the District Coordinator, and taking direction from the Parks and Recreation Director and MSU Extension program staff, performs a wide variety of secretarial and administrative support tasks necessary for the efficient and effective delivery of County Parks and MSU Extension programs and services. Incumbents in this classification are assigned to work as a team, providing coverage for all program areas and educators assigned to the county office as well as for state-wide educators providing programming to St. Joseph County residents. Assists in providing timely and accurate information related to MSU Extension and Parks and Recreation programs; managing the proper and efficient procedural functioning of the office; and handling administrative aspects in managing the office and coordinating and directing workflow. Incumbents in this classification are required to be very knowledgeable of program areas, have well developed customer service habits and, clerical/secretarial skills, including software usage.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate’s Degree required in administrative office systems, business communications secretarial science or a similar field or five years experience in similar position.
  • Experience: Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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