August 17, 2005



Kansas Secretary of State

Positions (1):

Assistant to the Secretary of State

Type of Position:

Full Time


8:00 am 5:00 pm; Mon. Fri.

To Apply:


Job Requirements

The successful applicant will:

      Be professional, courteous, organized, attentive to details, and adaptable

      Be articulate in both written and verbal communications

      Be able to plan, organize and coordinate activities

      Be proficient in the operation of office equipment including fax, phone, copier, and PCs


Required Skills

      College degree (4 year)

      Possess and maintain a valid drivers license


Preferred Skills

      Experience working with public matters and public officials

      Experience with public relation functions

      Experience in researching speech topics and writing speeches


Work Examples

Accompany the Secretary of State to out-of-town official functions. Perform administrative and public relation functions for the Secretary of State. Answer phones, assist customers and perform constituent correspondence duties. Maintain office files and directories.


Salary Range

Starting Salary: $11.54/hour ($24,003.20/yr)

        Increase to $12.50/hour ($26,000.00/yr) after successful completion of 120-day probationary period


Application Procedure

To be considered for this position, all applicants are required to submit:

1) A Kansas Secretary of State Employment Application

2) A personal resume

3) A sample constituent response letter

4) A sample congratulatory letter for supervisors signature (topic: Congratulations on appointment to Board)


The deadline to submit application materials is September 5, 2005.

        Applications can be found at:

        Resumes and writing samples can be sent electronically to or faxed, mailed or hand delivered to the address below.


Employment Philosophy

The office of the Secretary of State does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap in the employment and treatment of its employees or in the admission or access to its programs and activities. The Secretary of States office is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Information


Mailing Address:

Kansas Secretary of State

Memorial Hall, Room 140

Attn: Mike Brassel

120 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66614


(785) 291-3603


(785) 368-8032