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18 Aug 2022

Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Kansas Nation Education Association – Posted by Sari117 Shawnee, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Administrative Assistant to the Kaw Valley UniServ


Administrative Assistant to the Alliance and Wyandotte United UniServ


Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) is seeking qualified candidates for the Administrative Assistant to the Kaw Valley UniServ and the Administrative Assistant to the Alliance and Wyandotte United UniServ.


Position Description:  The Administrative Assistants support their respective UniServ(s) and perform numerous tasks for the smooth operation of a business office. The positions office at the Eastern Regional Office in Shawnee, Kansas.



The position requires:

  • Proficiency with various computer programs, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Publisher
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Excellent organization
  • Ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines and high-quality standards, using good judgment in effectively managing changing priorities and resolving conflicts
  • Strong grammar, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Basic knowledge of budgeting and reconciling bank statements
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality, support KNEA’s mission, and work in an ever-changing environment


Position Responsibilities:

  • Providing general administrative support with minimum supervision and direction, including document preparation, file management, answering and triaging calls, handling office correspondence, preparing reports, assisting with calendar management, and periodic switchboard coverage
  • Maintaining and accurately entering data, records, and membership details
  • Arranging and implementing meeting logistics
  • Maintaining UniServ financial records, verifying bills and vouchers, and supervising petty cash
  • Preparing and distributing materials
  • Assisting with research and data gathering
  • Performing other duties, as assigned


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary $33,000-$42,000, commensurate with experience
  • Employer-provided health and dental insurance; life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and generous vacation, sick, personal, and holiday leaves


About KNEA:  KNEA’s mission is to advocate for education professionals and unite our members, Kansans, and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world. Our vision is a great public school for every student. Our members include K-12 classroom teachers, higher education employees, support professionals, college students, and retired educators.


KNEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to Sarah Meyer, Executive Assistant, at sarah.meyer@knea.org. The application deadline is September 1, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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