Client Service Assistant

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

Position Title

Client Service Assistant


Mercer University Press


General University

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Hours Per Week



The Client Service Assistant must be articulate and professional as first point of phone contact for Mercer University Press. This position handles all order processing and title information queries submitted by individuals and vendors by phone, email, and online vendor sites. The CSA is responsible for billing, filing, and accounts receivable; must become familiar with all MUP current and backlist titles, discount information, and title availability; must quickly become proficient using Acumen Book database and numerous vendor websites; must establish and maintain good working relationships with customers, vendors, authors, and MUP and university staff to enhance the productivity and reputation of the Press; and is assigned limited warehouse/shipping duties as needed. Assist Marketing Director with social media and blog postings, review copies, or other marketing duties appropriate for skill set of candidate. Under indirect supervision, the CSA must work independently and as part of a small, versatile, and dynamic team.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED and one year of support experience that must include accounts receivable and customer service experience.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and professional phone etiquette necessary as first point of phone contact for the Press.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, with the ability to quickly learn Acumen Book software and efficiently use email, internet, and online vendor sites to process orders and communicate with customers are key to this position.
  • Strong general business math and accounting skills required to handle orders, billing, and accounts receivable.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and versatility are essential to properly maintain workload.
  • Proper business writing, spelling, and grammar skills are necessary to work in a university and professional publishing setting.
  • Must be comfortable working on Mac computer. PC used at warehouse.
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Pay Rate

Base: $12 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 accounts receivable experience.
2. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Word.
3. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Excel.
4. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Outlook.

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

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees and on-call staff, are required to have the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University no later than January 4, 2022. New hires as of 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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