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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application for Employment, or resume* to:
Personnel Office
Attn:  Kelly Moorman 
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Avenue
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 751-6083(Phone)
(478) 751-6659(Fax)
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GAB 13-03 All Job Openings
Job Title:Secretary 1 (12-month position)
Post Date:April 29, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055163 (12-month position)
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Georgia Academy for the Blind/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Under general supervision, uses independent judgment and initiative to perform a variety of routine secretarial, clerical, and administrative duties for the principal, student services coordinator and program managers as assigned.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: preparing, editing, copying, and distributing correspondence, reports, and other materials; entering data from forms and records using a computer; maintaining files, record-keeping systems, and reference materials; distributing mail; assisting with travel arrangements; answering phones and greeting visitors; assisting with IEP scheduling and correspondence; and assisting with federal grant program procedures. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the principal.
Minimum Qualifications:
• One year of experience in secretarial, clerical, or general office duties of routine difficulty
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
• A minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute is necessary
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Access and PowerPoint
• Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
• At least three consecutive years of experience in a secretarial position
• Knowledge of student information software such as PowerSchool, Infinite Campus, or others
• Successful experience providing secretarial support in a fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking and prioritizing of work.
Pay grade 8 - Annual salary range $18,549.39 (minimum) to $31,481.91 (maximum).  Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, experience, and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Academy for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.