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Announcement - 19-03*REPOST*Click here for job details*/00055011*/Federally-funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Administrative Support II - (School Nutrition)
Post Date:January 3, 2019
Apply by:February 28, 2019
Job ID:
Location:1570 Twin Towers East Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit:School Nutrition Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:Under general supervision, uses independent judgment and initiative to perform a variety of clerical, office management, and advanced secretarial duties in support of management, staff, and operations for the School Nutrition Division. This fast-paced, accountability-driven environment requires an organized individual who is comfortable multitasking and receiving direction from the Division Director, Program Managers, and Specialists.
Duties include:
• Composing, editing, proofreading, copying, and distributing correspondence, reports, and other materials
• Serving as the communications link between School Nutrition programs and internal/external contacts
• Conducting comprehensive clerical research, using a variety of resources to generate reports and respond to requests
• Completing tasks and assignments associated with administrative support functions in areas such as basic bookkeeping
• Establishing and maintaining filing and record-keeping systems and reference manuals/materials
• Coordinating personnel actions for the unit and five additional program units
• Scheduling and preparation of meetings and conferences
• Coordinating staff travel and lodging arrangements
• Monitoring and maintaining office supplies, equipment, and/or facilities
• Entering data from forms, records, and/or reports using a computer
• Answering/redirecting calls during staff absence
• Attending appropriate training related to duties and responsibilities as requested by the Division Director or Program Managers
• Completes other duties/assignments as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED and two (2) years of general office or administrative experience. A minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute is required.
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• One year of business school or college
• Documented experience in computer literacy
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working as the key support person to multiple personnel in a busy office environment
• Three or more years’ experience providing administrative/clerical support for a state government agency or a local school system
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint) and PeopleSoft Purchasing Procurement
• Experience using the internet to research information
• Bachelor's or Associate degree in business administration or a related field
• Proven successful experience working in a team environment with other support staff
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade D – Annual salary range $18,611.26 (minimum) to $31,639.15.76 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave and Teachers Retirement or 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 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