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Administrative Assistant, Emergency Preparedness

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Anniston (McClellan Center)
Categories: Staff


Emergency Preparedness

Requested Start Date:

October 11, 2021

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

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 customers and the general public, providing standard information and occasionally explaining methods, procedures, services and activities of unit.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 reports, tables, charts, minutes and other documents.
  • Maintains calendars for personnel, student workers, labs and meeting rooms.
  • Assists in budget preparation; monitors expenditures; creates purchase requisitions, direct vouchers, and fund transfers.
  • Verifies student information and keeps academic records current. 
  • Supervises student workers; trains and orients new staff members.
  • Records verbal and numerical data such as personnel and payroll information.
  • Reviews the work of others for accuracy and correctness; makes recommendations for revisions. 
  • 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.
  • Administers math placement tests.
  • Arranges conferences, meetings, and travel for supervisor, faculty and guests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least two (2) years full time equivalent experience in clerical or administrative support

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

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