Administrative Specialist

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Administrative Specialist

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900200101-Graduate Studies, Dean of

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Graduate Studies. The Administrative Specialist serves as a primary point of contact for prospective students inquiring about and applying to the university's graduate programs and is a liaison to University faculty and staff on matters pertaining to the graduate admission process.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains electronic records of applications for admissions.
  • Ensures student records are current and complete, evaluates student applications and transcripts, and posts admissions decisions.
  • Enters data into an automated student record system.
  • Reviews and processes documents for in-state residency status verifying lawful presence documentation.
  • Performs administrative duties specific to the graduate admission process which include answering incoming telephone calls, opening and processing mail, scanning and indexing supporting documentation and conducting routine data audits to ensure data accuracy.

    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 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: Commensurate with experience

    Job Open Date: 02/21/2018

    Job Closing Date: 3/14/2018

    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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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/22/2018
    Application Due: 3/15/2018
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