Administrative Assistant

Jun 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900190501-Civil Engineering, Dept of

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Civil Engineering. The Administrative Assistant provides complex administrative support to the Chair of Civil Engineering, a rapidly growing department within the College of Engineering and Information Technology.

Essential Functions

  • Greets visitors and provides excellent customer service while ensuring confidential information is secure.
  • Performs administrative duties to include data entry, accounting, financial, ordering supplies and equipment, recording and editing departmental meetings, scheduling events and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Responds to and routes incoming departmental telephone calls, incoming and outgoing mail, and schedules appointments.

    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:
    Associates Degree or higher

    Preferred Experience::
    Previous experience with Banner, Business Objects, ADP and/or PeopleAdmin.

    Salary Range: $24,969 - $31,226

    Job Open Date: 06/13/2017

    Job Closing Date: 6/23/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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