Administrative Specialist

Jun 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Specialist

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900240201-Continuing Education Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Continuing Education. The Administrative Specialist develops, coordinates, and implements large scale non-credit programs and conferences. This position requires a flexible schedule with some evening and weekend work required. Must be able to travel to Savannah at least once a week during peak periods.

Essential Functions

  • Initiates contacts with relevant organizations to develop programs, conference ideas and workshops.
  • Organizes, plans (inception to completion), and facilitates programs and conferences.
  • Identifies, evaluates, and leverages various program developments and delivery methods to achieve learning objectives.
  • Develops proposals, prepares budgets, and maintains accurate records.
  • Partners with CE marketing to review, proofread, market, and advertise programs.
  • Manages multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    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 work 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 in diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background check.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    Demonstrated program/project management, conference, or event experience. Three or more years of sales and marketing experience. Previous supervisory experience. Experience in developing and delivering presentations before groups of varying sizes as well as one on one.

    Salary Range: $30,358 - $37,931

    Job Open Date: 06/13/2017

    Job Closing Date: 7/4/2017

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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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