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Office Specialist I

Apply now Department: 3670003520 Recruitment and Admissions
Job no: 517558
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 04A

About This Role:

Welcome prospective students and families to K-State by being the face of the welcome center. Assist in oversight of daily campus visit activities while providing excellent customer service. Assist the Engagement Team with administrative tasks and oversee front desk operations.

Why Join Us:

Office of Recruitment and Admissions assists student and families in the college search process and transition to K-State. ORA offers quality programs and services designed to provide information, guidance, and access to our campus community.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six months relevant experience

Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Three-four years of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work.
  • Experience with student information systems.
  • Ability to maintain shifting priorities.
  • Previous work experience/training in student affairs.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$13.22 - $16.52 hourly

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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