Administrative Assistant

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

Position Title

Administrative Assistant


Student Affairs


General University

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Work Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The Administrative Assistant position serves all of the departments within student affairs: Access & Accommodations, Campus Life, Counseling and Psychological Services, Housing, Recreational Sports and Wellness, and Center for Career and Professional Development. This position manages budgets for several of these departments and is responsible for a purchasing card. The Administrative Assistant manages social media accounts and creates bi-weekly campus wide announcements. Event planning and marketing creation for these events is also a component of this position.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and one year of administrative support experience are required. In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Candidates must have proficiency with Microsoft Office and have excellent communication skills. Candidates with a bachelor's degree, prior experience with Social Media, Photoshop, Design software (like Canva), and/or Acrobat Pro are highly desirable.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior related experience.

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, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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