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Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, Ks  67205
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K-State Research and Extension – Sedgwick County hires hard-working people to serve Sedgwick County. Please join our team!

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Progam assistant for Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK)

Employer and Supervisor: The SHICK program assistant reports to the Extension County Director and the Adult Development and Aging FCS agent. The position is contingent on funding from the SHICK grant, which provides compensation.

Location:  Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W 21st St N, Wichita, KS

Position Type:  Full Time, 40 hours per week

Application: Fill out the PDF office professional application for employment

General Responsibilities: The SHICK program assistant provides support and assistance to the SHICK program.

Responsibilities:

  • Present a professional impression of K-State Research and Extension Sedgwick County and the SHICK program while interacting with the public.
  • Respond to questions from the public about the SHICK program, Medicare, and other insurance questions related to Medicare.
  • Schedule appointments for staff and volunteers.
  • Maintain volunteer records, and record volunteer time.
  • Input data, file beneficiary information and perform other clerical duties as needed for the SHICK program.
  • Answer and respond to calls from the SHICK statewide hotline.
  • Assist agent with Medicare Options classes, health fairs, and other outreach presentations as required.
  • Preform Medicare Counseling as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High School diploma/GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to represent the office in a professional manner
  • Detailed oriented and organized
  • Knowledge and proficiency in English, spelling, grammar, and basic math
  • Knowledge of the operation of office equipment and personal computers
  • Able to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Ability to learn and apply and follow rules, policies and procedures
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, Publisher, and other software programs as needed
  • Ability to record, file and retrieve information
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Must be SHICK trained or have the ability to take and pass the SHICK training courses
  • Ability to understand and problem solve for difficult insurance questions and problems
  • Ability to deal with difficult and stressful situations in a calm and professional manner

This work is primarily sedentary and will be performed at a desk or in the office environment. This position may require some repetitive movement of the arms and hands. There may be some moderate physical exertion such as carrying supplies and other items associated with educational events.

Some evenings and weekend work may be required.

Benefits: Paid Holidays, vacation, sick, KPERS, health insurance

Compensation: $15.00-$16.00 per hour

Office professional (part time)

DEADLINE TO APPLY: position will be open until filled.   

APPLICATION MATERIALS: To be considered for this position, an APPLICATION, COVER LETTER AND RESUME ARE REQUIRED. Please send to Jennifer Brantley, Extension Director at brantley@ksu.edu.
Access the PDF office professional application for employment

Employer and Supervisor: The office professional reports to the FCS agents and county director. Sedgwick county extension board provides compensation.

Location:  Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS

Position Type:  Part-time, 20 hours a week (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.).

General Responsibilities: The FCS Office Professional provides administrative support to the FCS department and other Sedgwick County Extension educational programs.

Pay Rate: $13.00 an hour.  Benefits are not provided for this part-time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Present a professional and welcoming impression for K-State Research and Extension Sedgwick County.
  • Respond to questions about educational programs, classes, and other activities at the extension office.
  • Help agents prepare for programs including, shopping for supplies, set up, and tear down.
  • Collect registration fees for classes, workshops, events and make weekly deposits to the financial manager.
  • Help to develop and produce promotional materials for agents, including taking photos, videos, using Adobe Spark, Constant Contact, Canva, Facebook, or other social media platforms.
  • Proofread and edit written materials
  • Assist with special projects as needed
  • Schedule rooms for agents
  • Collect, open and sort mail
  • Assist with online data entry
  • Relieve receptionist at the front desk as needed
  • Make and distribute invoices to agents as needed
  • Post class and workshop information on website
  • Keep records for agent travel expenses, mileage, and registration
  • Take initiative in assisting agents and be a self-starter
  • Communicate effectively with all coworkers and clients
  • Other duties as necessary (example: laundering tablecloths after an event, setting up tables, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Detailed oriented and highly organized
  • Proficiency in English, spelling, grammar, and basic mathematic skills
  • Knowledge and operation of office equipment and personal computers
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, Publisher and to learn and use other software programs as needed
  • Manages multiple projects and tasks effectively
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to record, file and retrieve information
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

This work is primarily sedentary and will be performed at a desk in the office environment. The work may require some repetitive movement of the arms and hands. There may be some moderate physical exertion such as carrying supplies and other items associated with educational events.

K-State Research and Extension – Sedgwick County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. A criminal background check is required.