Administrative Secretary

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

Position Title

Administrative Secretary




College of Nursing

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Atlanta, GA

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The administrative secretary provides direct assistance to members of administration, faculty, staff, and students. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: organizing and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems; maintaining various databases and/or spreadsheets; initiating recurring administrative processes related to the academic calendar; and coordinating or assisting with the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing (GBCN) projects and events. The administrative secretary uses judgment, teamwork, and initiative in supporting the college faculty, students, and staff, as well as the university-wide community. Duties are accomplished independently within well-defined procedures, and some tasks may require direct supervision from faculty or members of administration. The administrative secretary maintains excellent communication skills, which fosters working relationships with all members of administration, faculty, students, and staff, the university-wide community, and outside institutions.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED and two years of administrative support experience are required. The successful candidate must be able to use Microsoft Office and other software programs for data entry and data retrieval to maintain program databases for programmatic outcome measures and to complete correspondence/reports.

  • Ability to manage software to enter/track/evaluate student credentialing data.
  • Communicate effectively, verbal and written, while performing job functions daily and fosters working relationships with colleagues.
  • Demonstrate initiative and creativity to improve workflow efficiencies and processes.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Base: $13.26 an hour up to 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 related experience managing and maintaining databases.

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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