Administrative Specialist and Office Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Office Support Sr
Job Title Administrative Specialist and Office Coordinator
Posting Number S2012649
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating the administrative functions for the Office of Admissions. This person will provide wide range of administrative and office support activities for the department and/or managers and supervisors to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization. Serve as direct administrative assistant for the Director of Admissions.

Applicant must pass Background Check as well as Credit Check for Purchasing Card responsibilities.

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

Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Responsibilities Summary

• Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls
• Receive and direct visitors
• Handle requests for information and data
• Resolve administrative problems and inquiries
• Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
• Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for staff
• Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules
• Manage the ordering and supply needs of the office
• Coordinate with other offices of behalf of the Office of Recruitment and Admissions
• Coordinate and maintain records for staff, telephones, parking and petty cash
• Assist with management of budget for the office
• Managing student fee account
• Maintaining and managing multiple spreadsheets for the office
• Respond to department emails from applicants and prospective students
• Assist with Front Office/Intake coverage as needed
• Other general clerical duties as assigned

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience working in BANNER
• Excellent administrative skills and the knowledge of practices and procedures required to manage an office.
• Knowledge of admissions process in an institution of higher education.
• Must have the ability to prioritize work assignments and manage multiple projects.
• Must be able to identify and resolve problems and exercise independent judgment in making decisions.
• Must have effective interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Must have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Maintain a high level of professionalism.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
• Extremely detailed.
• Outstanding problem solving skills.
• Ability to work with professional integrity and discretion.
• Capacity and willingness to accept duties with initiative and resourcefulness.

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. * Describe your experience using Banner.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you possess a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any experience working with PeopleSoft Financials? If so, how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References