Administrative Assistant MTH Program

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Posting NumberS05246PWorking TitleAdministrative Assistant MTH ProgramDepartmentWarnell AD Outreach & SvcAbout 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/Department

The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources prepares leaders in the conservation and sustainable management of forests and other renewable natural resources using the latest ideas and technology for real world applications.

College/Unit/Department websitewarnell.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityNon-Benefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

19 hours/week
Minimum of three regularly scheduled office days/hours per week

Advertised Salary$14.00 per hourPosting Date10/01/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date10/12/2020Special 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleOffice/Clerical AssistantFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyFTE0.475Minimum 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

A part-time administrative assistant is sought to serve an outreach program within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources beginning in September 2020. Responsibilities consist primarily of customer response, data entry, deposit processing, record management, materials/supply inventory and order, mailing operation management, and website/e-media updates. The administrative assistant will commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week in 4 hour or more blocks of time with a regular and consistent weekly schedule and start times.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

•Regularly work in an office environment, sitting at a desk for 4- to 8-hour days.
•Occasionally lift 40 pounds and/or transport supplies with a cart or hand truck.
•Occasionally carry out repetitive, manual tasks such as assembling mailers or information packets, collating workshop supplies, and assembling hardhats for extended periods time.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)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.



Clerical Administration. Collect and maintain records for registrations and applications. Consolidates and posts information in established standard or electronic filing systems. Performs computerized accounts payable/receivable functions, including payment processing. Prepare/manage office supply orders and other purchase requests, mailing, and printing orders. Perform office reception duties.

Percentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities

Program Communications. Respond (phone and email) to program participants in order answer questions, resolve problems, answer questions, and clarify policies regarding the program. Prepare routine correspondence and create forms, fliers, newsletters, and other unique typing jobs; review material for proper format, grammar, continuity, date, time, place, and punctuation to ensure final document is complete, accurate, and ready for timely distribution.

Percentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities

Special Projects. Additional administrative support as needed, including but not limited to outreach communication projects, audit preparation, and education/outreach event preparations.

Percentage of time20Posting Specific Questions

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




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      Posted: 10/4/2020
      Application Due: 10/24/2020
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