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Office Assistant III

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The University of North Georgia
Location
UNG-Dahlonega, GA

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Job Title: Office Assistant III
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228479
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Office Assistant III. The Office Assistant III will provide administrative, secretarial and receptionist duties to support the Center for Global Engagement in serving faculty, staff, parents and students. The Office Assistant III will also maintain appointment schedules and post class schedules for study abroad students.

Responsibilities
  • Represent the Center for Global Engagement in a professional manner by providing administrative and clerical support to the office staff directly on the Dahlonega campus and indirectly to the office located on the Gainesville campus. Ensure a welcoming and professional environment to all visitors.
  • Answer phones and greet visitors. Assist by screening and directing callers and visitors to the appropriate staff member.
  • Exhibit mastery skills of the appointment scheduling software in order to maintain multiple staff calendars for the department. Schedules appointments/meetings in conjenction with maintaining office calendars.
  • Creates a variety of complex documents using vairous word processing, spreadsheet and desktop publishing software. Gathers data from files and prepares reports including basic matematical calculations and tabulations.
  • Receives, reads, composes responses, and routes mail/emails. Composes both critical and routine correspondence.
  • Track and organize office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of personal computers and office software, office machines, and office practices.
  • Knowledge of the concept of confidentiality and ability to apply this concept within and outside the workplace.
  • Skills in Microsoft Office, Banner, and Terra Dotta preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork skills are essential.
  • Ability to meet officials, students, and visitors pleasantly and courteously; the ability to effectively convey information are essential.
  • Willingness to diligently compile and maintain records and various files for department and the ability to coordinated multiple parties needs and schedules is also essential. Ability to occasionally lift or move items of 5-10 lbs as needed.
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Three years of clerical or administrative experience required or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
Apply Before Date

6/18/2021

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions

Please submit contact information for three professional references

Company

The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia.  With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities.  The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the  Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013.  Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.

To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit www.ung.edu.

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