Administrative Secretary

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Administrative Support

Position Title

Administrative Secretary


Career Services


School of Law

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Hours Per Week



The Administrative Secretary is the first point of contact for the Career Services office. This position has to be knowledgeable of the many services offered to students and alumni by this office. This must include knowledge and use of all Career Services related software programs. In having this knowledge, the Administrative Secretary will assist students, staff, employers, alumni, and the general public with questions regarding the Career Services Office or direct them where they may be able to find the information they need. The Administrative Secretary supports all ongoing projects and initiatives in the office as well as the work of the Assistant Dean, Director, and Assistant Directors, including assisting with organization of student data, organizing and assisting with career services programming. The Administrative Secretary will assist the Director in maintaining the employer directory and database to ensure accuracy. This position will be responsible for organizing and assisting in scheduling meetings and appointments for Career Counselors. 

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required along with two years of administrative support experience.  The successful candidate must have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel for office correspondence and budget maintenance.  Candidates must know how to effectively manage databases. Must work independently and under indirect supervision, be a self-starter, and be able to anticipate, identify, and meet the ongoing needs of the office. Must have excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work. Must exhibit attention to detail and problem solving skills, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license as this position may require some travel.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Base: $12 an hour up to commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a valid driver's license?
2. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Word.
3. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Excel.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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