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Announcement - 20-10*GAB*Click here for job details*/00055698/State /Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Administrative Assistant
Post Date:December 21, 2020
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:2895 Vineville Ave. Macon, GA 31206
Program/Unit:State Schools Georgia Academy for the Blind
Description of Duties:

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Performs a wide range of office administration duties for assigned functions or program areas.  Duties may be complex in nature and may involve access to confidential information.  May research, investigate and/or resolve program data or issues.  Drafts documentation, reports, and/or presentations. Represents program or unit and provides information and assistance to internal and external customers.

·         Supervises the Human Resources Technician and the Human Resources Office

·         Keeps the schedule and calendar for the Superintendent of the school, schedules meetings, arranges travel, and submits travel reports

·         Assists with budget processes including personnel budgets and all federal fund budgets

·         Schedules School Council meetings, abides by School Council by-laws, and keeps meeting minutes

·         Other duties as assigned

·         Some travel may be involved

Minimum Qualifications:Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience OR Six years of related experience. Must have ability to lead or supervise a team.
Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND at least four years of experience in a similar position. Experience and training with Human Resources and Legal Processes. Extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade J – Annual Salary range:  $32,970.99 (minimum) to $57,699.23.  This is a Full-Time, 12-month position. 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 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​​