Administrative Assistant

University of Vermont
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The University of Vermont seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the USDA. See This position is responsible for processing invoices for payment, entering financial data, maintaining financial spreadsheets, providing support for contracting with grantees, coordinating meeting logistics, taking minutes at a variety of meetings, and providing clerical assistance to Northeast SARE staff. This is a 12-month, full-time position with full benefits, based in the South Burlington office of UVM Extension, or possibly another UVM Extension office, available on 2/7/22. Northeast SARE is committed to engaging agricultural communities of color and others that are socially disadvantaged in our regional agricultural systems. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Minimum qualifications: Associate degree plus two years of related office experience including office accounting and financial data entry. Ability to plan multiple tasks with different timelines and prioritize projects. Familiarity with standard office business applications to include spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and online forms. Excellent writing skills, effective oral communication, and organizational skills. For a full job description and to complete an application go to, posting #S3242PO. Application review will begin on December 15 and interviews will take place in January. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

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