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About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

The Data Specialist is the critical administrative support for the local team. It is vital that this person work well in a team environment, possess excellent organizational and time management skills, and be able to work strategically under pressure situations.

Job Description

  • Performs clerical duties of a routine nature that may include data entry, answering phones, word processing, record keeping, filing, making conference and travel arrangements, mail delivery, shipping and receiving materials.

  • Liaison between recruiting and training to provide hands-on support with hiring events, such as coordinating interviews and working with local leadership to ensure on site events are streamlined and run smoothly

  • Work closely with center manager to coordinate center activities, track employee files, and work with supervisors to ensure specific deadlines are met.

  • Operate various business machines.

  • Creates and maintains data bases, reports, spread sheets, forecasts, files, memos, and presentations utilizing various word processing and software programs.

  • Interfaces with internal and clients by answering questions solving problems and handling complaints.

  • May process bills, payments and handle a high volume of paperwork.

  • The position is fast paced and requires a high degree of speed, accuracy and the ability to multi-task.

  • May interface with vendors, contractors and suppliers to procure goods and services and resolve billing problems


  • Must have a working knowledge of Excel to include working in spreadsheets and creating formulas.

  • STRONG multi-tasking experience in a fast-paced environment is essential, must be able to complete tasks with speed, efficiency, and accuracy.

  • Experience having worked with team members and customers using verbal and written communication skills, such as memos, e-mail, and giving verbal directions.

  • Experience performing routine clerical duties such as typing, filing, recording, logging, preparing records, ordering supplies, answering telephones, sorting and delivering mail, making conference and travel arrangements, shipping and receiving material.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience maintaining databases, reports, spread sheets, and forecasts.

  • Basic working knowledge of personal computers, calculators, copy and fax machines and printers.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Face-to-face and telephone contact with employees and vendors.

  • Primarily performs work duties sitting at a work station utilizing a computer, telephone for extended periods of time.

  • May work closely with team members and supervisors or working independently with little supervision as required by the needs of the business.

  • Successful completion and passage of all applicable employment testing and interviews.


Alternate Location: US-Idaho-Boise

Requisition # : 214886

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.