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Posting NumberS03365PWorking TitleADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT IDepartmentAdmissions OfficeAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Advertised Salary$25,175Posting Date06/18/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date07/01/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleOffice/Clerical AssistantPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyAdministrativeFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This vital position shares telephone and general reception duties with other full-time and part-time members of the Customer Service Team in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The primary responsibilities are to answer a multi-line telephone system, provide general information, and refer the calls to appropriate members of the admissions staff. In addition, the person in this position will greet visitors to the office, reply to email inquiries, and enter prospect information in the recruitment database. An Information Clerk also occasionally assists other areas of the office by preparing student information, such as assembling packets, pulling files, stuffing envelopes, and other routine tasks.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively
- PC, MS Word, and Excel proficiency

Physical Demands

Climb stairs and lift/carry items up to 30 lbs.
Sit for long periods of time

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment.Does this position have financial responsibilities?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Answer a multi-line telephone system
- Provide general information
- Refer the calls to appropriate members of the admissions staff
- Greet visitors to the office
- Reply to email inquiries
- Enter prospect information in the recruitment database

Percentage of time75 Duties/Responsibilities


Prepare student information (e.g., assembling packets, stuffing envelopes)
- Assist the Assistant to the Counselors as necessary.

Percentage of time25Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 6/19/2019
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