Administrative Assistant -- Texas State Library & Archives Commission -- Austin, TX

Division: State and Local Records Management
Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Work Location: 1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711
Working Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary Group: A-15
Classification No. 0156/Admin Assistant IV
Job Posting No. 00000536
Monthly Salary: $2,950 - $3,150 /Month
Date Job Available: Sept 1, 2017

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Position Open Until Filled.
First review date 07/24/2017, all completed applications (please note "Other Requirements") received by this date will receive first consideration

The Administrative Assistant performs advanced (senior-level) administrative and technical support for the State and Local Records Management Division. The Administrative Assistant coordinates the dissemination of information regarding agency policies and procedures as appropriate to employees and the public, develops and maintains filing systems, coordinates internal administrative support work and supports the training initiatives of the division. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


  • Performs all administrative and clerical functions for the division
  • Serves as the Purchasing Liaison, ordering and maintaining division supplies
  • Provides support for division training classes
  • Serves as the division Receptionist
  • Serves as the division Records Coordinator
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies
  • Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures including safety and standards of conduct


  • May manage and maintain schedules and travel arrangements for division staff
  • May train or oversee the work of others

Military Crosswalk Information - Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of: Army -92A - Automated Logistial Specialists; Navy -SN Seaman; Coast Guard - 360 Yeoman; Marine - 0111 Administrative Specialist; Air Force - 3A1X1 - Administration, or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.


  • Graduation from an accredited high school or GED certification
  • Three years of full-time progressively responsible experience performing administrative duties
  • Two years full-time office clerical experience
  • Two years full-time public contact experience
  • Two years full-time experience working with automated systems including data entry
  • Two years full-time purchasing experience Poise and appearance to tactfully deal with the public
  • Knowledge of business English, composition, and spelling
  • Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures
  • Ability to plan and arrange own work in order to meet mandatory deadlines
  • Ability to process multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds of work related materials
  • Ability to travel between division locations


  • College degree in Government, Computer Science, Business, English, or related field
    Administrative work experience in a Texas State agency
  • Experience with state of Texas purchasing rules and regulations
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including: Excel, Microsoft Word, FileMaker Pro software, Access and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Experience managing registrations for training classes or events.Experience creating or updating web documents, prefer using HTML and/or Drupal
  • Experience creating or maintaining databases
  • Experience creating online and PDF forms
  • Experience with record processing and/or accounting


  • College transcripts required with application if claiming college credit
  • Criminal history check required upon contingent offer
  • Certificate of completion of Comptroller of Public Accounts Texas Government Basic Public Purchasing (BPP) or ability to successfully complete BPP program within six (6) months of employment


  • Reports to the Director, State and Local Records Management
  • No supervisory responsibility
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