Administrative Associate, Tifton
Administrative Associate, TiftonDepartment:
CAES Tifton Campus Business 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 (https://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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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:
In 2018, The UGA Tifton Campus began a yearlong Centennial celebration with various events to commemorate its 100th anniversary of providing updated research to the community.
Research is done on a wide range of commodities, including cotton, peanuts, vegetables and turf grass, all of which make agriculture the No. 1 industry in Georgia.
In 2004, a teaching program was initiated and it has been growing ever since. College-level instruction on campus is aimed at undergraduate and graduate-degree level study.College/Unit/Department website:
Benefits EligibleFull/Part time:
Full TimeAdditional Schedule Information:
40 hours per week
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$25,175.00 - $30,000.00 Commensurate w/education, experience and trainingPosting Date:
04/02/2021Open until filled:
YesProposed Starting Date:
05/03/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is located in Tifton, GA, which is approximately 200 miles southwest of Athens, Georgia, 200 miles south of Atlanta, GA and approximately 70 miles north of the Florida line.Location of Vacancy:
Tifton AreaEEO 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 Title:
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.Position Summary:
This position will provide administrative support for the faculty and staff located in the Department of Entomology on the Tifton Campus. Among other duties, it is responsible for processing purchase orders, paying invoices, processing travel expense statements, answering departmental phones and taking messages, processing payroll, updating databases and maintaining personnel and financial records.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:
Proven written and verbal skills
Basic computer proficiency
Excellent work ethic
Lift lightweight materials
Sit at a desk the majority of the workday
YesIs 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):
YesCredit 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:
Provide administrative support for faculty and staff members, including, but not limited to processing purchase orders, check requests, 4-H charges, and travel expense statements.
Answer departmental phone, take messages and deliver to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.Percentage of time:
Work with departmental and college staff to ensure that hourly payroll is correct and signed off by the deadline.
Maintain personnel databases and update listservs as employees are hired or terminated.
Maintain and curate departmental personnel and financial records, including P-card receipts and statements.Percentage of time:
Fulfill duties related to federal and state vehicle reporting requirements by due dates.
Complete and submit state equipment inventories as needed.Percentage of time:
Assist Business Managers as needed.
Assist faculty and staff with special projects, as needed.
Other duties as assigned.Percentage of time: