Administrative Support - Senior

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Classification TitleAdministrative Support - SeniorPosition TypeStaffDepartmentCareer ServicesPosition TitleAdministrative Support - SeniorPosition Number9013Pay Grade RangeNature of Work

Administers all procedures for the recruitment and selection of students for open part-time and temporary position on-campus. Works directly with department supervisors to answer any student employment related questions or concerns. Partners with Human Resources and Financial Aid to ensure clear communication and paperwork flow between offices. Advises, develops and administers supervisor/manager training regarding student employment policies and procedures and best practices for recruiting, hiring, training and developing student employees. Oversees the Student to Exceptional Employee (S.E.E.) training program. Develops and maintains professional development training for student assistants. Monitor new student employee and refresher compliance training for all student employees across campus. Provides program statistics showing the utilization of services and benefits to the University and individual departments. Supervise student assistants in our department as well as Federal Work Study / West Community Student Engagement programs, approve their timesheets in OneUSG, and be their first point of contact.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma and 4-6 years of experience in an administrative related role, 1 year of supervisory experience, and experienced in reconciling budgets, as well as highly proficient in utilizing Excel. Strong customer service skills. Excellent analytical, organizational and planning skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks amid frequent interruptions, making independent decisions regarding priority of tasks. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and higher education experience preferred. Minimum 3 years of experience in human resources, financial aid or career services. Previous experience utilizing position management software.

Salary$17.14 minimum - $22.38 midpointPhysical Requirements/Working Conditions

Must be willing and able to attend professional development opportunities, visit off-campus employers and assist with Career Services events. Must be able to negotiate stairs and capable of lifting 10-15 pounds.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.NoWork HoursNotice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS01211PPosting Date07/12/2019Closing Date07/25/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantSupplemental Questions

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      Posted: 7/16/2019
      Application Due: 7/26/2019
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