Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 2 in Shreveport, Louisiana



$18,456.00 - $38,796.00 Annually

$8.87 - $18.65 Hourly

$1,538.00 - $3,233.00 Monthly

$18,456.00 - $38,796.00 Annually


Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, LA

Job Type




Job Number

Admin Asst 2 112016


12/12/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

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 here.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account.

For additional information concerning this job posting contact:

Bill Wolfe

Director LSUS Department of Human Resource Management

Room 109 Administration Building, LSUS

(318) 797-5279

LSUS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, veterans, and minorities. For more information about LSU Shreveport go to www.lsus.edu



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.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide secretarial support for a professional, supervisor or manager, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.


To provide highly-skilled keyboarding support in the transcribing and recording of information.

Employees perform recurring duties independently, however, are given specific instructions for non-routine assignments as needed.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a professional, supervisor or manager.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Administrative Assistant 1 by the presence of responsibility for duties that begin requiring independent judgment and initiative to perform.

Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the absence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a mid-level manager or performing advanced keyboarding duties.

Examples of Work


Screens telephone calls and visitors according to supervisor's request; may refer calls to appropriate staff.

Prepares, proofreads, and edits correspondence, reports, and other materials.

Maintains files and reference manuals/materials; ensures confidentiality of information, as necessary.

Maintains supervisor's calendar, as instructed, making appointments and arranging meeting rooms and materials.

Sorts and distributes incoming mail.

May perform administrative functions such as payroll preparation, travel reports, supply requisitions, etc.


Sets up and types a wide variety of correspondence, reports, tables, records, case histories, hearings, etc. from rough draft, dictation, dictating machine or instructions.

Types material that involve knowledge of special terminology.

Attends meetings and transcribes minutes; may serve as hearings reporter by recording verbatim testimony and transcribing into prescribed format.

Proofs typing results for typographical errors, spelling, punctuation and format accuracy.

Establishes and maintains electronic files for identifying, recording and classifying stored data; extracts, assembles and merges stored information to create new documents.