Administrative Assistant
Forsyth County 5 reviews - Forsyth County, GA

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Job Summary:

Processes a variety of documentation associated with department operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives, reviews, records, types, and/or distributes documentation; enters data into computer systems; logs, tracks, or maintains records regarding department activities; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.

Performs office management functions; coordinates daily activities of assigned department; monitors status of projects/workflow and troubleshoots problem situations; works to independently resolve problems and initiates appropriate action/response; coordinates communications and conveys information among department personnel; coordinates, conducts, or attends staff meetings to review department plans, progress, budgets, and other activities.

Provides administrative support to department management staff; relieves management staff of routine administrative tasks; screens calls, mail, and e-mail messages and initiates appropriate action/response; represents management at meetings as assigned.

Answers telephone calls and greets visitors; ascertains nature of business, directs callers/visitors to appropriate personnel, and records/relays messages; retrieves messages from voice mail or answering machine; initiates and returns calls as necessary; relays calls/messages.

Performs customer service functions; provides information/assistance regarding department services, activities, locations, procedures, timeframes, documentation, or other issues; distributes forms/documentation as requested; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problem resolution.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by college level course work or vocational training in business administration, bookkeeping, office administration, and personal computer operations; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes office management, administrative/secretarial work, customer service, bookkeeping, record management, personal computer operations, and experience in specific area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. May require possession and maintenance of valid State of Georgia Notary Public certification. May require possession and maintenance of valid State of Georgia driver’s license. Typing speed of 30 words per minute required.

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5 reviews
In Forsyth County, we are committed to providing a quality education for all of our students. Our Strategic Plan set the vision six years...