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Administrative Assistant II

Alcorn State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 21, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Administrative Assistant II

FLSA Status
Salaried Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status

Human Resources

Job Summary

The incumbent is generally the primary or lead administrative support position in the department and performs duties as assigned, working independently, applying well-developed clerical and office support knowledge, while exercising independent judgement and initiative.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of database applications, web content management, and administrative business systems
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Organizing and coordinating skills
  • Keyboarding and Reception skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot electronic office equipment, computers, and peripherals
  • Ability to maintain departmental financial records and accounts and prepare financial reports as required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
Essential Job Functions
  • Serves as administrative assistant to the AVPHR
  • Maintain HRM web page content
  • Provides and oversees reception services, scheduling appointments, meetings and travel
  • Coordinates projects and assists in the completion of reports by researching and gathering required information and preparing reports
  • Serves as the communication hub of the department by communicating information from the supervisor to others, collecting and organizing information
  • Obtains equipment, services and supplies needed by the department by maintaining an inventory of office supplies, purchasing department and supplies
  • Assists with employment processes to varying degrees
  • Supports the administrative business functions of the department
  • Assists the supervisor to varying degrees in maintaining financial control of departmental accounts by reconciling purchases, tracking expenditures and maintaining internal records of expenditures
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • High School diploma or GED with at least 5 years of office administrative support experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible clerical and office administrative support experience, including two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to an Administrative Assistant I.
Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
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