Posting DetailsPosting Details Posting NumberS03486PWorking TitleADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALISTDepartmentCOE KinesiologyAbout 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 (http://www.uga.edu/). 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
Mon- Fri; 8 am – 5 pmAdvertised SalaryCommensurate upon experiencePosting Date07/10/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date07/18/2019Special 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 LeadPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyAdministrativeFTE1.0Minimum 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 Qualifications
Bachelors and/or Masters in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.Position Summary
Provides administrative support to the Department Head in personnel and program administration, including preparation of faculty, staff and graduate assistant appointment and other personnel onboarding materials; works with the Office of Global Engagement processing visa and permanent residency application documents for faculty; assists with searches for new faculty and staff; schedules and arranges meetings and events; assists with curriculum proposals and changes; prepares Department reports and documents; and supervises other department support staff to ensure department-level work is completed. Supervises Administrative Associate I who assists with Department administrative work, Graduate Coordinator’s Assistant, Data Manager, and federal work study student workers.
Serves as back-up for other departmental staff and performs other duties as required.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
1. Evidence of office management, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, supervisory and oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledgeable and skilled in office practices and procedures.
3. Ability to work effectively and with discretion with administrators, faculty, staff and students with very limited supervision.
4. Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn University personnel policies, procedures and systems (UGA Jobs, Oneusg Connect/Peoplesoft, iStart, Elements, and I9 Express).
5. Thorough knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn the University, Graduate School and Department rules, regulation policies and procedures pertaining to graduate programs.
6. High level of computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet and database management).Physical Demands
Sitting in front of computers for long hours and using the phone, fax, printers/copiers, various office equipment. Lift 20 pounds.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?NoDoes 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.Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities
Provides administrative support to the Department Head in personnel and program administration, including working with the Office of Global Engagement processing visa and permanent residency application documents for faculty and staff; assisting with searches for new faculty and staff; scheduling and arranging meetings and events; assisting with curriculum proposals and changes; preparing Department reports and documents; and supervising other department support staff to ensure department-level work is completed. Supervises Administrative Associate I who assists with Department administrative work. Supervises Student Affairs Professionals and federal work study student workers.Percentage of time60 Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities
Works with UGA Jobs- creates job postings to submit to HR, provides guest log-in info for search committees, creates hiring proposals and reclassification proposals.
Works with Oneusg connect- approve timesheets of those supervised by this position.
Plan departmental events- like guest lectures, workshops, orientations, award functions.
Serves as back-up for other departmental staff and performs other duties as required.Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities
Processes I9s for all new faculty, staff, grad students, student workersPercentage of time5Posting Specific Questions
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