Administrative Assistant

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Office Services Administrator
Job Title Administrative Assistant
Posting Number S2012651
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Coordinates activities for the operation of the department and works closely to support the Director. Monitors departmental budget and supply inventory. Coordinates various marketing materials for department. Provides front-line customer service in incoming calls and in-person office interactions with students, staff and faculty. Serves as point of contact in vendor ordering, supply pick-up and requisition processing for department. Provides supervision for student employees.

The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Must be able to multi-task and work in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred or High School Diploma/GED with at least four years of equivalent education-related work experience. Experience in higher education setting is preferred.

Responsibilities Summary

• Coordinates all general office functions for the Center for Academic Success such as ordering materials and supplies, reconciling budget monthly, copying, answering phone, e-mail, and other written correspondence.
• Supervises student assistants and work study students.
• Coordinates hiring and payroll procedures for all CAS staff to include part-time staff, peer tutors, and student assistants.
• Assists faculty, staff and students in understanding policies and procedures as they relate to Learning Support, Banner, SSC, and the DUCK.
• Interacts with faculty, other campus departments, outside agencies, and other universities.
• Provides assistance for, and may represent, the Center during advisement and orientation sessions.
• Plans and coordinates various marketing efforts for department.
• Coordinates departmental calendar, schedules, makes arrangements for conferences and workshops; produces / handles related correspondence, and reports.
• Attends meetings on behalf of staff, when appropriate.
• Assists the Tutoring Coordinator and Academic Services Coordinators with promoting services of the Center for Academic Success.
• Coordinates the Operation Study Program – to include facilitating the Will Study for Food Program and promoting and scheduling the Connected and Dangerous workshops for non-traditional students.
• Responsible for opening the Center M-F.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or High School Diploma/GED with at least four years of relevant education and equivalent education-related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experience and level of expertise using Word
    • Advanced
    • Proficient
    • Beginner
    • Have never used
  3. * Describe your experience and level of expertise using Excel
    • Advanced
    • Proficient
    • Beginner
    • Have never used
  4. * Describe your experience and level of expertise using PowerPoint.
    • Advanced
    • Proficient
    • Beginner
    • Have never used
  5. * Describe your experience and level of expertise using Banner.
    • Advanced
    • Proficient
    • Beginner
    • Have never used
  6. * Are you eligible to work early mornings, during some weekends, and evenings?
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Early Mornings
    • No Mornings
    • No Evenings
    • No Weekends
  7. * Have you worked in Higher Education? If yes, please give a brief description of experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * How many years of experience do you have related to PeopleSoft financials?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to three years
    • More than three years
  9. * Please rate your level of proficiency scanning documents and converting them to PDF or Word files.
    • Advanced
    • Proficient
    • Beginner
    • Have never scanned documents
  10. * Do you have experience monitoring budgets and preparing monthly budget reports.
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * If you have experience monitoring budgets and preparing monthly budget reports in higher education, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Do you have supervisory experience? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Consider the following scenario: You are trying to solve a complicated issue in a timely manner. The issue involves a scheduling conflict between faculty member A and the Center. Please list, in order, the steps you would take to resolve the issue.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Transcripts 2
  4. Transcripts 3