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Muscogee Administrative Assistant- Part Time

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
NW District
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Job Details

Posting Number:

S09236P

Working Title:

Muscogee Administrative Assistant- Part Time

Department:

CAES-Northwest District CES

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

None

Advertised Salary:

$15,437.50

Posting Date:

10/03/2022

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

11/13/2022

Location of Vacancy:

NW District

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]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Office/Clerical Assistant

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Job Family:

Administrative

FTE:

.475

Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

The County Extension Administrative Assistant position is a non-exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension responsible for handling the many resources offered by the Extension office. A level of independent judgment is necessary to effectively carry out the duties of the job and the incumbent is expected to manage administrative duties by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. This role works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the County Extension Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Office and communication skills. Proficient in typing, filing, and computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, and QuickBooks. Work in this occupation is by nature a combination of office and fieldwork.

Ability to communicate professionally to varied clients and stakeholders including management, staff, youth, and other clients.

Ability to manage multiple priorities.

Exhibits high standards of professionalism in personal contacts, appearance, and work habits. Possesses necessary personal skills to perform public relations responsibilities effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, district, and state staff, local government employees, and clientele.

Physical Demands:

Some light lifting. Some degree of physical activity for this position (e.g. handling samples, demonstration materials, and audio-video equipment). Sitting for extended periods of time at a computer or office role. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

Yes

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit 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:

Maintain office hours to assist clientele and conduct day to day operations. Assist clientele with access to Extension resources and services including printed publications, online content, other educational materials, and sample submission for all diagnostic services (e.g. soil and water tests, feed and animal waste analysis, radon testing). Facilitate conference calls/video conferences to connect clientele with County Agents from other counties or with State Specialists.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain appropriate records for fiscal reporting. Prepare various accounting forms and exercise basic accounting responsibility in reconciling local Extension budgets. Keep financial records current within the existing month. Maintain the office filing system in a manner that corresponds with the standard for all Extension offices and coordinate office tasks with other county staff as necessary. Maintain office inventory of publications, office supplies, and materials as needed.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist clientele with access to Extension resources and services including: printed publications, online content, other educational materials, and sample submission for all diagnostic services (e.g. soil and water tests, feed and animal waste analysis, radon testing).

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Perform specific tasks and assume leadership for certain program areas as specified by the District Extension Director or County Extension Coordinator. Conduct all duties in accordance with The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Equal Opportunity plan that ensures all educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status. Other duties as assigned.national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status. Other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time:

10

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Taylor Howard

Recruitment Contact Email:

[email protected]

Recruitment Contact Phone:

770-228-7274

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Find Us
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US
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