Kerr Center

Job Opening: Executive Program Assistant/ Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Opening: Executive Program Assistant/ Accounts Payable Clerk

Executive Program Assistant/Accounts Payable Clerk
July 2017

Skills required:

  • Well-developed organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong competency in Microsoft Office suite software products
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse audience including professors and sustainable agriculture practitioners requiring fairness, tact and diplomacy
  • Anticipates program needs and takes the initiative to address them
  • Ability to track and adhere to deadlines

Minimum Requirements Preferred: Bachelors’ degree in related field or corresponding work experience.  Grant writing ability is a plus.

Primary Duties:

Executive Program Assistant to the President for Educational Program Activities including the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional Development Program (SARE-PDP). For more information see

  • Provide administrative support, including drafting correspondence & reports
  • Plan and facilitate meetings, farm tours and workshops
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Review budgets and required paperwork
  • Maintain up-to-date contract files for program grants
  • Track deadlines for various reports and grants
  • Act as liaison between the State PDP representatives and Univ. of Georgia
  • Job requires travel to two meetings per year

Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Prepare bills weekly for payment, including coding, getting appropriate signatures, filing
  • Utility record-keeping and reporting
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements
  • Assist in grant billing by maintaining receipts throughout the quarter.

Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Supervision: This position is supervised by David Redhage, President.

Anyone interested in this position should submit a cover letter and resume along with three references to Liz Speake, Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 24456 Kerr Road, Poteau, OK 74953, or email to Salary will be commensurate with skills, experience and education. Benefit package included. Applications will be taken until the position is filled.