Position Summary: This position serves as the initial point of contact for the Department with a strong focus on communication. Responsibilities in addition to general reception work include working on departmental communication including, but not limited to, generating and editing content and coordinating the logistics for announcements, posters, external correspondence as well as the departmental website and social media accounts. Works with and provides administrative support to the business manager, the department head and the department using various programs including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud and other resources as needed.
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.