Academic Support Assistant

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

Position Title

Academic Support Assistant


Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Pharmacy

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Work Location

Atlanta, GA

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Hours Per Week



This position provides secretarial support to the faculty, students, and Chair for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The incumbent will greet visitors, answer phone calls, and maintain a professional work environment and provide support for the overall mission of the Department and College. The incumbent will receive cross-training to assist the academic support services coordinator, including entering and tracking purchasing requisitions. This position assists faculty with academic tasks, room reservations, sorts and distributes mail, informs faculty of packages received and logs in packages to match invoices to purchase orders.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED and one year of prior administrative support experience are required. The successful candidate must have proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Base: $13.50 an hour up to commensurate with experience

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Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior related experience.
2. 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 18, 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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