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UI Support Specialist (210684)

  • Department of Labor
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: Oct 06, 2023


Job Summary:

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to provide vital support to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Director. This role plays a critical part in ensuring the efficient operation of the UI Director’s office.


  • Provide high-level administrative support and assistance to the UI Director.
  • Prepare letters, memos, reports, and other documents.
  • Arrange travel and accommodations for the UI Director.
  • Schedule and attend meetings on behalf of the UI Director, taking notes and recording minutes.
  • Receive incoming communication or memos on behalf of the UI Director, review contents, determine importance, and summarize and/or distribute contents to appropriate staff.
  • Perform office tasks, including maintaining records, ordering supplies, and basic bookkeeping.
  • Coordinate responses to audits and track project deadlines for various UI programs.
  • Handle confidential information and exhibit a high level of trust.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced and occasionally demanding environment.
  • Knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems.
  • Typing speed of a minimum of 50 words per minute.
  • Familiarity with the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Kansas Employment Security Law is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, with a willingness to learn new tools.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required.
  • At least four years of related administrative experience required.

How to Apply:

Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.

Application Deadline: October 18, 2023

Job ID 210684

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Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:

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  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)
  • Tax Clearance required upon offer of employment

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Contact Information:

Name: Lacie Worcester

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 785-581-7313

Mailing Address: 401 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS  66603