Administrative Specialist

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Administrative Specialist

Job ID: 223905
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
3130101 - CRI Programs

Job Summary
Lead and manage a comprehensive Intramural Sports program that offers over 32 intramural sport programs and serves over 5,000 participants annually, and a comprehensive Club Sports program that offers over 25 Club Sport programs and has over 300 Club Sport athletes.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Assist with department and/or facility special events
  • Maintain industry standards
  • Serve on University and departmental work teams and committees
  • Mentor and advise over 60 student volunteer club sport officers
  • Recruit, hire, train, develop, and supervise 120-150 student staff including graduate assistant(s), program assistant(s), supervisors, scorekeepers, and officials
  • Develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate creation and marketing of team and individual activities, competition scheduling, registration procedures, event planning
  • Represent department at state, regional, and/or national industry sporting events
  • Purchase and maintain intramural sports equipment and inventory
  • Manage facilities related to program area
  • Foster community and campus partnerships including academic groups in support of the Intramural Sports Program
  • Review and enforce policies and procedures
  • Maintain and utilize risk management best practices

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in recreation, management, or related field

Required Experience
  • One or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Membership and active participant in NIRSA
  • CPR/AED FA Instructor certified
  • Active football, basketball, soccer, baseball, or softball official

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Master's Degree

Preferred Experience
  • Experience within a University setting
  • Experience planning and hosting large scale events
  • Experience working or coordinating with state, regional, or national sporting events and/or governing bodies
  • Supervisory experience

Proposed Salary
$36,500 - $39,000

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to adhere to institutional policy and procedures to meet goals in support of the University's mission for student success

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational, conflict resolution and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service-centered work ethic
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
March 10, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain valid driver's license

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Workweek may often extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Work performed in in and outdoor environments
  • May be required to drive university vehicle

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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