Student Affairs

Administrative Assistant

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA United States

Administrative Assistant


Job ID: 221142


Location: Statesboro, Georgia


Full/Part Time: Full-Time


Regular/Temporary: Regular


Job Summary

Provide complex office assistance to an administrative head in the operation of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.




• Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University

• Assist with the administration of the department

• May supervise the performance of routine operational tasks

• Provide administrative support for departmental scheduling, hiring/personnel processing, maintaining office budgets/processing expenditures

• Record maintenance

• Process travel paperwork

• Provide service for students and faculty

• Provide general administrative support to the administrative head of the unit


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements


• High school diploma or equivalent


Required Experience


• Three (3) or more years of related work experience


Proposed Salary

$30,900 - $32,098


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities



• Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure information sensitive in nature

• Ability to work well collaboratively and independently

• Proficient with computers and computer applications, including Microsoft Office, Google and e-mail




• Adhere to institutional policies and procedures to obtain goals in support of the University's mission for student success




• Effective communication (verbal and written); organizational (time management and detail orientation); and human relations skills

• Demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic

• Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion


Apply Before Date

October 17, 2020


About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!


Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!


Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at


For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 ormailto:


Conditions of Employment


• Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

• Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.


Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.


Other Information


• Work generally performed in office environment

• Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours

• May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

• May be confined to workstation for lengthy periods throughout the day


Background Check



Department Information

3900180401 Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology


Other Information

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.


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  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: High School or Equivalent
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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