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Administrative Assistant 2

Administrative Assistant 2

Administrative Assistant 2

Health and Human Performance
  • Agency Tracking #: MSU032018C99811
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Deadline to Apply: 03/25/2018 no later than 11:59 p.m.
  • Job Vacancy: Classified
  • Hourly Salary: 9.50

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.


Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required one year of experience.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Supplemental Information

McNeese State University invites qualified applicants to the position of Administrative Assistant 2

This position is in the Department of Health and Human Performance and reports to the Department Head.

The entrance hourly rate for this position is $9.50 per hour and is non-negotiable. 

This position is considered non-exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and has working hours of Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Employment at McNeese provides excellent benefits to include insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Met Life Supplemental Insurance, LASERS retirement, vacation and sick leave accrual, 14 paid holidays per year, supplemental retirement accounts, tuition reduction program, and many other supplemental benefits. 

An extensive background search will be performed to include a criminal misdemeanor and felony check, previous work history verification, and education/credentials verification.

This position requires excellent attendance, attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to work collegially with students and faculty/staff, excellent customer service, excellent computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft products, and confidentiality with discretionary judgment skills.  Customer service is a high priority in this position.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500-Office Support Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy.  If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test on the Louisiana Department of Civil Service website at and find information for applying and testing at Job Seeker Tab.
To apply for this vacancy, go to the Louisiana Department of Civil Service at and find application information at Job Seeker Tab.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centersand at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.  
(Please note:  Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.  Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process.  Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available.  Information is also provided on our job seeker website at
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Benita Malbrough
McNeese State University
Box 91615, Lake Charles, LA  70609

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.