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Administrative Assistant, Communication

Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville (Main Campus)

Job Details

Job no: 497025
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff



Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday


$30,100.00 - $38,209.00

Anticipated Start Date:

July 1, 2024

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant performs clerical and secretarial work, processes and maintains relatively complex office records, reports, and materials of greater difficulty and with more independence, but within guidelines established by precedents and departmental policies. This position has routine, personal contact with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and the public, providing standard information and occasionally explaining methods, procedures, and activities of unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives, screens and routes visitors, answers routine inquiries by phone, email, or in person or refers to the appropriate person. Presents a professional appearance while representing the University with internal and external clients.
  • Receives, sorts according to content, and distributes mail; organizes correspondence requiring attention of supervisor; independently answers correspondence requesting standard information or materials; may modify form letters to apply to various situations; completes routine forms.
  • Creates files, reports, tables, charts, databases, minutes, and other documents.
  • Records verbal and numerical data such as personnel and payroll information.
  • Inventories and stocks office supplies; orders computers, furniture, etc. as needed.
  • Prepares contracts, specifications, or other forms requiring precise knowledge of methods, procedures, policies, or other information.
  • Validates student information and keeps academic record standings.
  • Arranges and records attendance for meetings.
  • Collects data for travel and travel reimbursement for student, faculty and interview candidate travel as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least two (2) years full time equivalent experience in clerical or administrative support
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or Equivalent
  • At least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is preferred.
  • Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Employee Benefits:

    JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package. Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
  • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
  • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
  • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
  • Medical (PEEHIP)
  • Optional plans: vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance
  • For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

    Clery Notice: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Jacksonville State University Police provide information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at:

    Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Advertised: May 20 2024 Central Daylight Time
    Applications close: Jun 04 2024 Central Daylight Time


    Jacksonville State University offers an ideal environment for scholars of all ethnic backgrounds who want to live and work in a friendly, small-town surrounding where academic excellence is appreciated and encouraged. The main campus is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Alabama midway between Birmingham and Atlanta. A blend of modern and old, Jacksonville is a charming Southern village that is rich in history, dotted with nationally registered antebellum homes, and other historic sites nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Appalachian mountains.

    Founded in 1883 and located in northeast Alabama, Jacksonville State University is home to more than 9,600 students representing 63 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to the JSU Strategic Plan home page.

    Academically Jax State offers bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs. There are 96 undergraduate programs, 8 undergraduate micro credential and certificate programs, 64 master's programs, five doctoral programs, seven educational specialist programs, and 11 graduate certificate programs/micro credentials.  More than 40 online programs are offered. The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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