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Announcement - 18-14*REPOST-click here to view the job details* All Job Openings
Job Title:Administrative Assistant 3 (School Improvement)
Post Date:June 11, 2018
Apply by:June 20, 2018
Job ID:00055768, (state-funded)
Location:1854 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Office of School Improvement
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides professional-level administrative support for the Deputy Superintendent of School Improvement.  Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing information for the monthly State Board of Education meetings; creating and maintaining electronic databases; conducting advanced clerical research and developing or completing reports; typing, and distributing correspondence, memoranda, and reports; proofreading and correcting general correspondence and other documents; processing incoming and outgoing mail/materials and travel reimbursement for the Deputy Superintendent of School Improvement as assigned; serving as a first line of contact between the Deputy Superintendent and internal/external contacts; completing a variety of tasks and assignments associated with administrative support functions in areas such as purchasing/procurement and personnel; establishing and maintaining filing and record-keeping systems and reference manuals/materials; maintaining confidentiality of information and data privy office; and assisting other divisions within the Office of School Improvement and other duties as assigned by the Deputy Superintendent. 

NOTE: A credit check will be required in connection with procurement card use and administration.
Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate’s degree in business from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of relevant experience in supporting senior-level management –OR- four (4) years of experience providing administrative support to senior-level management.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field
• Experience using PeopleSoft
• Experience using CONCUR
• Advanced-level computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Successful experience providing advanced administrative support in a fast-paced office environment that required multi-tasking and prioritization of work
Pay grade H- Annual salary ranges from $27,249 (minimum) to $47,685 (maximum). * Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ 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 may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007