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Career Opportunities - Vacancy Announcement

Administrative Assistant

Location: Bismarck, ND
Job ID: 3000330
Hiring Salary Range: $2,288 - $2,961 per month
Closing Date: March 24, 2014
Status: Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An Associate Degree with major coursework in office support, business, accounting, or office education and one year of related work experience. Additional work experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for year basis.
  • Experience with business accounting functions including bank reconciliations and accounts receivable.
  • Proficiency in word processing and excel.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have payroll experience.

Application Procedures:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to your electronic application. All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteranís preference must include Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteranís preference must include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteranís Affairs Office.

ND Relay Number 1-800-366-6888

To apply, please visit

Summary of Work:
This position will be a member of the Administration Division for the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Payroll backup and support.
  2. Completing bank reconciliations for the historic sites.
  3. Invoicing customers and maintaining accounts receivable.
  4. Back-up for the Agency receptionist while on breaks and during leave.
  5. Shipping packages and letters, opening mail, running monthly financial reports, ordering office supplies, reviewing store documents, and daily operation of the agency cash register.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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State Historical Society offices: 8am - 5pm M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710