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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: 785-532-6101
Fx: 785-532-6094

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Administrative Assistant

General Description: The Department of Agronomy seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support for the Agronomy Soil Testing Lab. Job Description: Use computer software including Microsoft Excel, Access and Word to log in sample information for both public samples and research samples.  Formatting and printing labels for research samples will be required using Microsoft merge operations.  Daily management of the Soil Testing Lab office including well maintained work space are critical.  Must answer telephone calls on a multi-line system and transfer them appropriately.  Communication with clients regarding questions, concerns, email reports as well as provide information to costumers. Invoice customers for services provided and receive payments by completing KSU official receipts for deposit by department business office.  Record invoice and receipt information to Excel and ensure prompt and accurate accounting practices.  Complete monthly and annual Accounts Receivable Reports for Department Head signature and annual reporting to the Division of Financial Services.  These items are to be completed daily, monthly, or quarterly.  Contact customers with past-due accounts and arrange for payment to prevent loss of funds, through the use of email, telephone, fax, and printed correspondence, following University collection procedures.  Order and track routine lab supplies. Provide support to technicians in the lab. Additional items include but are not limited to: STL website updates, special projects, lab manual updates, QA/QC report printing and occasional general errands. For a complete position description and to apply, visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497289/administrative-assistant  Closing date: August 23, 2016.

Assistant Agronomist, Foundation Seed Manager

This is a professional-track position that would serve as the manager for the Foundation Seed Program. This position is not eligible for tenure but has defined ranks. Reports to the head of Agronomy with input from the head of the Western Kansas Agricultural Research Centers.

For a complete position description or to apply, visit:http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497422/assistant-agronomistScreening date:09/30/2016