Administrative Support Specialist

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

Position Title

Administrative Support Specialist


Student Support Services


General University

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



This position is responsible for all record keeping, record organization and administrative secretary training for five TRIO Programs (Student Support Services-Macon, Student Support Services-Henry, Upward Bound-Bibb, Upward Bound-BHW and the Educational Opportunity Center) and Minority Affairs and is the administrator for Blumen database management. This person also serves as the office manager for TRIO programs. This person should thrive to maintain an efficient office under direct supervision of Program Director.

Required Qualifications

Two years of college coursework and one year of administrative support experience, to include working with databases are required. In lieu of education, equivalent directly related experience will be considered. Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Google Suite including Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms; Photoshop knowledge a plus.


● Excellent web and technology skills and comfortable troubleshooting tech issues
● Comfortable learning new technical/computer skills as they arise
● Strong writing, proofreading and verbal communication skills
● Excellent time management skills

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Externally Funded

This position is contingent on external funding and the length of employment in this position is dependent on continuation of these funds.

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 specific ways you have used Microsoft Word.
2. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Excel.
3. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft PowerPoint.

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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