Administrative Assistant - Admissions

Position ID: 45591
Savannah State University
Office of Admissions
Position Description
Job Class: 
Administrative Assistant I, Administrative Assistant II
Job Description: 

Administrative Assistant - Admissions

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Administrative Assistant. This position is responsible for a variety of administrative and critical clerical duties; greets and assists students, faculty, staff and visitors. Serves as an ambassador for the office and is the first contact for visitors and callers. Resolves concerns and/or makes referrals as necessary or appropriate. Answers phones, opens, scans and distributes incoming mail; prepares letters, requisitions and other documents; orders supplies; transmits payment for services to the Cashier’s office. Provides assistance in the maintenance of student records; assists with registration, graduation, information dissemination and other activities in support of office functions; provides support for other areas as assigned. Work includes some evenings and weekends during special programs and peak periods. Employee may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications              

An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and one year of previous administrative experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered. Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required. Requirements include ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds, sit for extended periods and work nights and weekends as needed. Background and /or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications              

A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Special Information to Applicants           

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: S6372014

Number of Vacancies: 1

Open Date: 03/13/2020

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary   

Complete application and submit resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and three references letters online.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Administrative Support (Admin code)
Student Admissions and Records (Admin code)
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The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator