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STATE OF NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION-nv dept of education

Steve Sisolak Southern Nevada Office
Governor 9890 S. Maryland Parkway,
Suite 221
Jhone Ebert Las Vegas, Nevada 89183
Superintendent of (702) 486-6458
Public Instruction Fax: (702) 486-6450
STATE OF NEVADA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
700 E. Fifth Street Carson City, Nevada 89701-5096
Phone: (775) 687-9200 www.doe.nv.gov Fax: (775) 687-9101
UNCLASSIFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Posted 8/26/2019
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
UNCLASSIFIED
RECRUITMENT OPEN TO:
This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. This position is appointed
by and serves at the pleasure of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The State of Nevada Department of Education is seeking an Executive Assistant. The Executive
Assistant works under limited supervision and directly supports the State Superintendent of Public
Instruction.
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY:
Up to $63,340.00 plus benefits * (Salary range reflects retirement (PERS) contributions by both
the employee and employer. An employer paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced
gross salary.)
BENEFITS:
The State benefits package includes a retirement system, paid health, vision, dental, life and
disability insurance; 11 paid holidays, and paid sick and annual leave. Other employee paid
benefits such as deferred compensation plans are available.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This position functions as the administrative support for the Superintendent of Public Instruction
as the office manager. The Executive Assistant will manage all administrative tasks including but
not limited to: managing appointments, presentations, and travel; maintaining executive staff
schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel; composes
correspondence and prepares administrative reports and/or financial records, relying on a variety
of source material; maintaining poise and professionalism by keeping all information confidential;
maintaining historical records; establishing business relationships and networks; reviewing,
proofreading, and editing documents prepared for the executive's signature, ensure work product
quality and accuracy; participate in staff meetings, Superintendent Cabinet meetings, and
Executive team meetings; make assignments to program managers based on the Executive's
instruction, compile and distribute information; serve as supervisor to subordinate personnel as
assigned, train and orient staff to agency policies; review and approve leave requests and
timesheets for subordinate personnel; maintain communication with all levels of staff and elected
officials up to and including the Governor's Office staff.
Candidates will be asked to demonstrate a working knowledge of functions and operations in an
administrative office. Prior experience working in state government is preferred. The candidate
must have the ability to clearly communicate detailed and complex information to others on behalf
of the Superintendent. This position will act as the office lead and supervisor and approve leave
requests and timesheets for subordinate personnel.
TO QUALIFY:
BS/BA in Business, Management, or other related field; OR Graduation from high school or
equivalent and five years of progressively responsible administrative support experience including
administrative support to multiple senior level staff; OR an equivalent combination of education
and experience. Experience within a governmental, legal, or executive setting is preferred.
POSITION LOCATION: Carson City, Nevada
LETTERS OF INTEREST AND RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE
POSITION IS FILLED.
All letters of interest and resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Applications
received earlier in the year will be considered. Hiring may occur at any time during the recruitment
process.
SUBMIT LETTERS OF INTEREST/RESUMES/DIRECT INQUIRES TO:
Mr. Gabriel Hill and Mrs. Raquel Johnson
Via email at: ghill@doe.nv.gov and rpjohnson@doe.nv.gov
PLEASE REFERENCE THE FOLLOWING IN THE SUBJECT:
Last Name/Position Title/How you heard about this position
The State of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.