Administrative Assistant

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601199 Position Category: Office/Clerical Assistant Job Title: Administrative Assistant Position Code: 00510X Position Type: Staff Department: College of Business Nature of Work: The Administrative Assistant will serve as a administrative assistant to the Director for the Center for Educational Opportunity. This is a university research center organized to promote research, innovation, and inquiry into issues relevant to K-12 education in order to improve products and services within the educational marketplace, especially for those living in fragile communities. Training and Experience: -Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is required
-A minimum of five years administrative assistant experience or a combination of training and experience
-Ability to use project management software
-Ability to use shared file repositories
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Excellent organizational skills
-Excellent use of Photshop or other graphic deisgn tools
-Knowledge of budget
-Excellent use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), organizational skills, management policies and practices, work with social media
-Knowledge of university and office/departmental/divisional functions and operations
-Widely varied background in administrative service
-Working knowledge of general principles of grant management Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: -Performs highly administrative duties relating to the research and business operations of the Center
-Use graphic design software to generate high-quality grant proposals, reports and fliers ( i.e. Photoshop)
-Provides administrative assistance duties, including (not limited to) answering the telephone, taking messages, typing minutes, typing correspondences, maintaining reports etc.
-Assists Director in the areas of personnel, budget, inventory, purchasing, and other areas as needed
-Assists in coordinating meetings with stakeholders on projects conducted by the Center
-Assist with the organization and planning of programs and activities
-Disseminates relevant information concerning current research issues and findings (local, regional, national, and international); disseminates research center publications; and disseminates university faculty and student working papers utilizing the Center's Website, email, or other social media
-Prepares reports, memos, drafts, proposals, and promotional literature in the planning of various types of programs conferences, and public relations events
-Assist in the preparations of reports to external funding entities as well as peer-reviewed publications, working papers, presentations, or other products that may stem from Center projects
-Monitors and tracks Center's budget expenditures on multiple accounts to ensure compliance with university policy, as well as, grant or contract funding agency guidelines
-Manages accounts with outside venders
-Maintains the Center's Library and archives
-Assists in organizing annual community events Posting Date: 10-08-2020 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)FTE: 1 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: Other Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Thurgood Marshall College Fund Fringe Benefits:Salary:Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents:Required Applicant Documents: Resume
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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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