Administrative Assistant 2

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Dec 01, 2022
Full time Assistant, Secretary & Executive Assistant

Job Description


Administrative Assistant 2

Augusta University

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
We strive to research behavioral and lifestyle interventions for health promotion. Our faculty have many expertise which include injury prevention studies, obesity prevention, statistical modeling and many more. Our mission in whole is to improve health and prevent illnesses. As the Institute of Public and Preventative Health we achieve our mission through research, service, leadership, and training. Our vision includes health behavior screening and education, community health update for public and private stakeholders, public and preventative health seminar series and development of new public health research projects.

Job Summary
The Administrative Assistant 2 performs complex administrative work involving considerable internal and external contacts, difficult non-routine tasks, access to confidential information and administration of department policies and procedures. Judgment and initiative are frequently exercised in answering verbal and written communications and in interpreting departmental policies, rules and regulations. Supports management of the MPH program.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

Support Director and Associate/Assistant Directors: Provides executive level support to the Director and Assoc/Asst Directors to include scheduling and making arrangements for meetings and conferences, including scheduling rooms, food service, travel and housing for internal and external contacts.

Business Operations: Monitor department budget, handle bookkeeping duties and reconcile accounts. Authorize expenditures from department budget. Coordinates daily activities related to business operations, including confidential information, consistent with University policy and procedures. Manages payroll and human resource functions for departmental employees to include monthly and biweekly leave reporting, recruiting, and ePAR processing.

Preparation of Grant Proposals: Assists directors with preparation of grant proposals to include computer entry of content, reformatting data compiling drafts and revisions, producing graphics, obtaining resource material and supplies and making all meeting arrangements.

General Administrative: Responsible for departmental property control of office supplies and equipment inventory. Prepare written correspondence and reports, create agendas, design and develop meeting presentations to include information research. Handles and resolves complex issues independently and in a timely manner. Assist in the development of policies and procedures for the division/department and is responsible for interpretation and explanation. Serve as liaison between department and institutional contacts as well as outside institutions and the general public.

Reports: Compile and prepare institute and division level reports: serves as an advisor to the sections in compiling information.

Other: Perform all other related duties/tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and a minimum of four years' progressively responsible experience in administrative support positions, including two years at the Administrative Assistant 1 level OR High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a State or Federal accrediting organization and seven years' progressively responsible experience in administrative support positions.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or related field and four years of progressive administration experience. Knowledge of AU policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday

Pay Grade: 12

Salary: $15.06/hour - $19.58/hour

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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