Executive Assistant II - Tenders Global

Executive Assistant II

Georgia Southern University


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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.


Armstrong Campus – Savannah, GA

Department Information

College of Education 

Job Summary

Provides diversified and advanced administrative support of a confidential nature to an executive at the level of dean, associate vice president, or above. Acting with minimal supervision, the position anticipates the executive’s needs, proactively solves problems, and/or independently handles issues. Functions are performed independently and with discretion.


  • Provides administrative assistance to the executive, including responsibilities such as managing calendars, composing correspondence, editing presentations, and handling travel arrangements.
  • Serves as the executive’s liaison to various constituents through correspondence, phone, and in-person contact and occasionally may represent the executive at meetings.
  • Monitors, reconciles, and assists with budgets and other fiscal administration for the unit, including but not limited to funding, grants, contracts, payroll, employment, travel, and/or
  • purchasing; may have decision making authority for budgeting
  • Oversees and administers the day-to-day activities of the office; develops policies, procedures, and systems which ensure productive and efficient office operation.
  • Coordinates a wide variety of projects, such as events, conferences, and meetings, and follows through with officials and individuals within and outside the university on behalf of the executive.
  • Collects information, conducts research, and prepares materials for use in discussions/meetings of the executive, other staff, and outside individuals or for decision-making purposes.
  • Maintains confidential information relating to the executive’s office.
  • May supervise administrative staff

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

  • One (1) or more years related experience

Proposed Salary

$19.32 – $22.69 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position


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


  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

January 10, 2024
Application review may begin on January 10, 2024.

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 [email protected] .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected] .

Conditions of Employment

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.
Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants 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.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

Background Check

  • Position of Trust + Education

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