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Office Assistant

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Working Title
Office Assistant

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About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Part Time

Work Schedule

Additional Schedule Information
Position is part-time, working every other week. Hours and days may vary and will be assigned by the supervisor.

Advertised Salary
$19.52 per hour

Posting Date

Open until filled

Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Information

Classification Title
Office/Clerical Assistant



Minimum Qualifications
Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary
This incumbent is the office support for the Front Desk for CCRC/CMM. Employee will answer phone, greet guests, check in packages and ship out packages. Keep inventory of office supplies and other various administrative tasks.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands
Lifting of packages.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

Is this a Position of Trust?

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

Does this position require a P-Card?

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the website.



  • Answering phones and greeting guests to CCRC and CMM.
  • Distribution of incoming mail and sending mail for Department through Campus Mail.
  • Create shipping documents for UPS or Fed Express for International and Domestic packages.
  • Receiving incoming packages, notifying owner of package and retrieving packing slips for the CCRC Accountants.
  • Ensure that all temperature or time sensitive packages are picked up by lab personnel or put in the freezer.

    Percentage of time


    • Adding new personnel to the CCRC database, assigning each new personnel a copy code, and assign a mailbox.
    • Deleting any personnel from database when they leave.
    • Printing out monthly copy list of all users for copy machine.

      Percentage of time


      • Check inventory and maintain office supply cabinet.
      • Ordering and stocking when necessary.
      • Keep up with logbook for vehicle checkouts.
      • Process yearly car log.
      • Check out parking passes to visitors.

        Percentage of time

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Office Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Athens, Georgia

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