Administrative Assistant/Receptionist (Office of the President)

Job description

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.  This position provides administrative support to a senior level administrator, performing confidential secretarial/clerical and office functions requiring extreme tact, maturity, and the highest level of confidentiality.  Duties are performed using a demonstrated advanced level of professional and technical abilities and skills along with the ability to multi-task.  Primarily responsible for performing duties and responsibilities that often require work beyond the normal 8-hour day, and some weekend assignments.  This position handles controversial and sensitive issues demonstrating a high degree of office/clerical experience, extreme tack, maturity, discretion, and decorum. Responsibilities include producing PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, and securing documents in Adobe and related software. May be directed to perform job related task other than those specifically delineated in this description.   Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Bachelor’s degree required; supplemented by five or more years office/clerical experience preferred. Proven track record of managing/working in a fast-paced environment.  Computer literacy is a must with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint; broad base knowledge of formal protocol and office etiquette.  Considerable knowledge of automated office systems, office procedures, and filing systems; excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively with university employees, officials, students, faculty and the general public required.  Must be able to perform multiple tasks and duties accurately and efficiently.  Background and/or credit check may be required.


Complete application online  Submit cover letter, current resume and transcripts.


Apply by November 22, 2018





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Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 11/30/2018
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Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.