Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Employment at the Office of the Governor

Human Resources

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  • Address: 1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701

Administrative Assistant V

Job #: 2014-60
TWC Job #: 6965810
Opening Date: 08/15/2014
Closing Date: Until Closed
Travel Required: NA
Monthly Salary: $3,020.92
Position Location: 1100 San Jacinto, State Insurance Building
Group Step: A17
Class: 0158

*Salary Commensurate With Experience


Position resides within the Office of the Governor, Economic Development & Tourism Division reporting to the Director of Emerging Technology Fund.  Assists in the day-to-day administrative operations of the Emerging Technology Fund.  Requires a highly dependable individual capable of performing efficient customer service.  Work involves coordinating meetings to support departmental activities with executive staff, other state agencies and private sector organizations. Work is performed with latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. 


  • Provides administrative and technical assistance to division staff, Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) Advisory Committee and the Regional Centers of Innovation & Commercialization (RCICs).
  • Performs administrative operations, and appointment scheduling to support departmental activities.
  • Provides assistance answering phone calls, routing incoming calls, taking messages, greeting visitors, and directing them to the appropriate staff.
  • Composes and edits correspondence needed for the office.
  • Performs complex word processing and spreadsheet development using MS Office.
  • Coordinates in state and out of state travel, registrations and reimbursements for the division.
  • Monitors and disseminates highly confidential correspondence.
  • Interprets and evaluates information concerning agency programs and procedures, and makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and evaluates filing, record-keeping, and records management systems.
  • Coordinates general office duties such as ordering supplies, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, government, public administration or related field plus one (1) year progressively responsible clerical, secretarial or administrative experience. Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.


To apply, you may download the uniform State Employment Application or request an application from the Office of the Governor Human Resources Division, State Insurance Building, 1100 San Jacinto, Room 2.300, Austin, Texas, 78701. If required in this posting, copies of college transcripts must be provided concurrent with application for further applicant consideration. For additional information, please call 512- 463-5873, or visit our agency's website. Dial 7-1-1 for Relay Services.

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Candidates selected for interviews will be subject to background check and required to complete authorization form.

Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit:

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process:

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor's Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.