AFSCME Minnesota Council 5

AFSCME Minnesota Council 5

Support Specialist

Based in South St. Paul, MN


AFSCME MN Council 5 is currently seeking applicants for the position of Support Specialist. A brief description and qualifications for the position are shown below.

This Support Specialist position is full-time (40 hours per week), Hybrid, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The position is based out of the South St. Paul Office. Starting wage is $4,344.00 per month and in addition, other benefits are provided.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • This position will provide clerical support for AFSCME Council 5, including typing, editing, printing, scanning, data entry, and processing a wide variety of correspondence and reports.
  • Maintain professional email etiquette in all correspondences.
  • Process Support Staff requests, in a timely, efficient, and professional manner.
  • Copying files and documents, storing electronically and hard copies according to the retention policy.
  • Coordinating and arranging logistics for various meetings and large events (meeting room arrangements, scheduling, ordering meals, coordination with venues, etc.)
  • Maintain assorted mailing lists, records, procedures, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Ability to move items around, for example, boxes of paper.
  • Reception duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Possess a demeanor that displays patience, diplomacy, and tactfulness in dealing with coworkers, members, and external contacts even when under highly charged, busy, or trying circumstances.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to, operate a computer with various business-related software packages. Ability to proficiently format and manipulate data in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • A significant degree of proficiency and verification in data entry.
  • Substantial knowledge and experience with the overall operations of a business office.
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills.
  • A high degree of proficiency in working with detailed work assignments that require extreme accuracy.
  • Demonstrated time management skills and work habits that are orderly and efficient.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work as a team member in a variety of office activities with a diverse group of people.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to articulate information both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures.

Send a cover letter and résumé to Liza Allen, Executive Assistant at:

AFSCME MN Council 5
300 Hardman Ave South

South St. Paul, MN 55075
Fax: 651-455-1311
Email: Liza.Allen@afscmemn.org (no phone calls please)

DEADLINE: The posting for this position will close Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM

AFSCME MN Council 5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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