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Announcement - 20-01*SCSC*Click here for job details*/00214772/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Administrative Assistant
Post Date:October 8, 2020
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:504 Twin Towers West, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:State Charter Schools Commission
Description of Duties:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, provides administrative support for the organization in the areas of constituent services, scheduling, preparing presentations, coordinating travel, coordinating meetings, data entry, general Human Resources duties and other special projects as needed. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

• Providing support and management for all administrative functions in unit/office

• Providing support for office executives, including travel and scheduling

• Coordinating logistical arrangements for internal and external meetings, seminars, and conferences for all programs including ensuring facility contract execution and completion and assistance with agenda development and supplies procurement

• Completing additional administrative tasks

• Recruiting and managing interns and intern job assignments

• Performing administrative HR functions

• Monitor legislative activity and provide scheduling and bill tracking updates

• Manage the SCSC contact list

• Managing and fulfilling records requests via a school’s records database

• Providing constituent services to SCSC stakeholders and the general public

Please submit a resume or curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your interest, two (2) writing samples not to exceed 10 pages and contact information for three professional references to Darcy Callaway at Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of office administration or senior secretarial experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, have experience in the following:

• Must have strong interpersonal communication skills, problem solving/decision making skills, and skills in using standard computer software applications

• Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, communications, or a related field with experience in state government

• Must be self-directed and self-motivated with a strong work ethic

• Experience working within an organization focused on academic achievement

• Experience with Executive assistance in a fast-paced environment

• Experience working with constituents and the public

• Experience with legislative matters and the Georgia General Assembly
Essential Job Functions:
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade L - Annual salary range $40,982.94 (minimum) to $71,720.15 (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 Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants 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, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information 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​​