Administrative Assistant

Mar 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900190701-Mechanical Engineering, Dept of

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support and customer assistance to the various functions within the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees departmental budget including preparation of forms, processing, auditing and purchasing.
  • Performs administrative duties to include ordering supplies, recording and editing departmental meetings, scheduling courses and events, and processing travel forms.
  • Responds to and routes incoming departmental telephone calls, incoming and outgoing mail, schedules appointments and travel requests.
  • Provides customer service while maintaining confidentiality.

    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:
    Associate’s Degree or higher in Accounting or Business related field

    Preferred Experience::
    Related work experience in Banner, Business Objects or PeopleSoft; experience with budgeting, purchasing, and accounting, or program marketing

    Salary Range: Up to a budgeted maximum of $33,000

    Job Open Date: 03/02/2018

    Job Closing Date: 3/16/2018

    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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