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Cherokee County Extension Administrative Assistant
Cherokee County Extension/4-H
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Suite G44, Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

Remote Position?

No

Job Description

The County Extension Administrative Assistant is most often the public’s initial office contact, and as such, maintains a positive attitude while being respectful and courteous to the clientele. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for a variety of general office tasks including the standardized office duties which involve using judgment based on knowledge gained through experience. Assignments which depart from established institutional or county procedures are to be approved by a supervisor. The Administrative Assistant may need to coordinate functions with county extension office faculty and/or staff. Coordinating these functions may include creating a program file, creating promotional material, drafting correspondence, preparing mail-outs, posting promotional material on social media, and/or completing on-line registration. The Administrative Assistant is administratively responsible to the County Extension Coordinator and District Extension Director.

Requirements

  • Knowledge and efficient use of business grammar, punctuation and mathematics.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and systems in addition to effective office practices.
  • Knowledge and comfortable use of a variety of office equipment including desk/laptop computer, fax machine, scanner, copier, calculator, credit/debit card machine, and document shredder.
  • Proficient in software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and data management such as QuickBooks On-Line.
  • Exhibit high standards of professionalism in personal contacts, appearance and work habits. Possesses necessary personal skills to perform public relations responsibilities effectively.
  • Self-motivating with ability to multi-task effectively and handle responsibilities with little oversight.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, district and state staff, local government employees and clientele.

Contact Info

Please Contact:

Ashley Witcher, County Extension Coordinator/4-H Agent

awitcher@uga.edu or 770-721-7803

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