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Office Assistant, Kinesiology

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Office Support, Staff



Requested Start Date:

April 10, 2023



Normal Work Schedule:

Mon.–Fri 8 am – 4:30 pm, some evening work may be required

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of office support and/or secretarial duties for a specified unit/department, such as composing a variety of standard documents and correspondence, relaying and resolving routine telephone and/or walk-up inquiries, scheduling calendar items and meetings, making travel arrangements, processing forms, performing data entry, and establishing and maintaining records. May perform duties involving simple mathematical calculations.

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.
  • Arranges and records attendance for meetings.
  • Collects data for supervisor’s travels and travel reimbursement.
  • Keeps Department Head's appointment calendar current.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript (official required upon hire)

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.

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