Administrative Specialist

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Administrative Specialist

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900240201-Continuing Education Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Continuing Education Center. The Administrative Specialist develops programs including workforce and professional development programs which include the coordination, marketing, budgeting, and evaluation of non-credit professional development programs and conferences in Statesboro and Savannah and requires periodic evening and weekend working hours.

Essential Functions

  • Initiates contact with faculty, administrators and external organizations to develop program ideas.
  • Recruits program presenters, organizes, plans (inception to completion), and facilitates the logistics of programs, courses, conferences, and events.
  • Identifies, evaluates and leverages various program development and delivery methods to achieve learning objectives.
  • Develops proposals and maintains records of course budgets.
  • Plans, prioritizes, strategizes and coordinates multiple projects in a team setting.
  • Supports registration and fee collection process.

    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:
    Master’s Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    Five or more years of project management experience; demonstrated success developing non-credit programs and courses; solid presentation skills; data management, proposal and grant writing experience; revenue generating experience, sales and organization, and follow through.

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

    Job Open Date: 02/22/2018

    Job Closing Date: 3/15/2018

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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: 2/23/2018
    Application Due: 3/19/2018
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