Academic Support Services Coordinator

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

Position Title

Academic Support Services Coordinator


Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Pharmacy

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Work Location

Atlanta, GA

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Hours Per Week



The overall purpose of this position is to provide academic support to the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. This includes various job functions to meet the needs of faculty and current graduate students, as well as an active role in interacting with applicants to the graduate program. The position also provides administrative and secretarial support to the Department Chair. The incumbent reports directly to the Department Chair and is responsible for maintaining a professional work environment and providing support for the overall mission of the Department and College.

Required Qualifications

Two years of college coursework and two years of administrative support experience are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience (four years) will also be considered. Candidates with a bachelor's degree are preferred.

The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Additionally, candidate must have:

  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to learn new software if not already proficient, e.g. Canvas Learning Management System
  • Excellent grammar and punctuation
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in all work
  • Ability to accurately enter requisitions and keep track of purchase orders sent to vendors and receipt of orders and code expenses to appropriate general ledger accounts in CampusVue
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; ability to self-direct and take initiative; and the ability to solve problems within scope of position are all necessary requirements to succeed in this position
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status



Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior experience using Microsoft Office suite.
2. Describe your prior experience handling or placing orders.
3. Describe your prior related experience.
4. What qualities and/or experiences make you the best candidate for this position.

EEO Statement


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

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 4, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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