Nebraska VR Office Associate (Office Associate III)

State of Nebraska

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Lincoln, NE
Salary: $15 - $17 / hour
Contract type: Full time
State of Nebraska

We have a great opportunity for an
Office Associate to work with Nebraska VR staff across the state while providing office support and assisting with marketing initiatives! Nebraska VR is nationally ranked and continues to improve innovative services provided to Nebraska citizens

If you thrive on multitasking and teamwork, and are looking for a role with creativity and the opportunity to bring fresh ideas, this could be it! Every day will be a new experience to apply your skills towards this impactful work!

Pay Range:

$15.120 - $17.387/hour

This range is based upon available budget funds. The selected candidate’s skills, abilities, education, and experience will determine the salary offer within this posted range

Teammates Enjoy:

In addition to being part of meaningful work and making a difference through public service, our Total Compensation package includes an additional $20,000 - $21,100 in Benefits value! This includes:

  • Hybrid work locations and workplace flexibility

  • Stable employment and hours with regular salary increases

  • Thirteen paid holidays per year

  • Competitive benefits, paid time off, and retirement

    • 79% employer-paid health insurance with four plans and coverage levels to choose from

    • Dental, vision, long and short-term disability, flex spending and health savings accounts, employee assistance program, employee discount program, and more!

    • Generous vacation and sick leave earnings each year (starting at 12 days each!), plus a variety of other leave types

    • 156% state-matched retirement (yes, that’s $1.56 for every dollar!) with a guaranteed 5% return

    • $20,000 term life insurance at no cost to you, with additional supplemental life insurance options

    • Wide variety of professional development opportunities

    • NEW Dependent Tuition Reimbursement Program with six Nebraska community colleges!

EEO: NDE is committed to advancing equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all that we do. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we encourage applications from ALL qualified candidates and assure they will receive consideration for this position regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity

Examples of Work

  • Serves as first point of contact for the assigned VR office. Responds to basic questions, refers visitors and callers to the appropriate staff.

  • Coordinates logistics for meetings and workshops including travel, time, agenda, registration, equipment, invitees, food, lodging, and contracts as well as payments for vendors and participants.

  • Coordinates printing and ordering across Nebraska VR field offices.

  • Assists with VR marketing materials. Creates correspondence, forms, brochures, presentations, reports, summaries, and other mailings for workshops, conferences, meetings, etc.

  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail, prepares letters, and other outgoing materials. Files, makes copies, routes and faxes information, and maintains mailing list.

  • Assists with creation and maintenance of VR forms (e.g., applications, assessment, client assignment).

  • Completes client verification forms for employment eligibility (e.g., Work Opportunity Tax Credit, identity, and employment authorizations).

  • Processes expense reimbursements, payments, purchase requests, travel requests, and other staff documents.

  • Collaborates with other Office Associates to carry out clerical functions and processes in support of the department.

  • Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Qualifications / Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience related to the essential functions of the position. Any equivalent education and/or work experience may be substituted in order to meet the minimum qualifications of the position

Preferred Qualifications:

Postsecondary degree (or credential) in office management, administrative assistant, or related fields, experience with marketing projects and customer service, and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • The supplemental “Questions” section of the application assists us in learning about specific, comparable experiences from each candidate. We can then use evidence-based equitable practices to determine candidates to move forward. In addition to the required Work Experience and Education sections, answering the supplemental Questions completely with requested details is highly encouraged. Each written response area has ample space to provide a complete response; due to screen size, we do not recommend filling out this application on small mobile devices.

We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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