Job of the Week: Secretary III

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Secretary III position (posting 729741) through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The ideal candidate for this position is a professional, energetic self-starter whose strengths include attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and great ability to work with others of diverse backgrounds. A typical day for the secretary may include supporting the graduate, undergraduate and other programs within the department, organizing both monthly and annual department events, and supporting the financial and travel transactions within the unit.

The knowledge required for position includes a high school education or equivalent, three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in maintaining accounting ledgers and/or experience in word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or desktop publishing software. This job may require knowledge of presentation and web page software and technical or medical terminology and/or technical training related to the field of employment.

Additional qualifications that are desired for the position include knowledge of MSU policies and procedures as they relate to graduate students, undergraduate students, and hiring practices. For a full list of responsibilities and qualifications, click here.  

The working hours for this position are 40 hours per week scheduled Monday through Friday, 8am through 5pm. To apply for this position, prepare your resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

To learn more about the department recruiting for this position, visit Learn more about the position and apply by September 14 here. Find all the latest job postings at

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