Administrative Assistant

May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900160721-Child Development Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Child Development Center. The Administrative Assistant provides professional administrative support in the Child Development Center, an accredited child care facility that provides an enriching environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors all budgets under the authority of the Director including preparation of forms, processing, auditing, purchasing, and training administrative personnel concerning budget procedures.
  • Performs administrative duties to include ordering supplies, recording and editing departmental meetings, scheduling events and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Responds to and routes incoming departmental telephone calls, incoming and outgoing mail, schedules appointments and travel requests.
  • Prepares Personnel Action Forms and other hiring documents for graduate assistants and student employees.
  • Office management and supervision of staff and student employees.
  • Provides excellent customer service while ensuring confidential information is secure.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    High school diploma or equivalent, three or more months of post secondary education

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: Yes

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Three or more years of related experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::

    Salary Range: Up to a budgeted maximum of $14.16 per hour

    Job Open Date: 05/12/2017

    Job Closing Date: 5/26/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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