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Office Manager - Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Administrative Assistants

Job ID: 272650

About Us

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Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 

Department Information

1. Submits requisitions for purchase and follows up on the procurement of items
2. Assists the Business Operations & Event Coordinator with the daily operations of the Leven Schoo.
3. Support Business and Ops manager with recruitment events (extreme involvement, Coles spotlight, Colesfest, etc.)
4. Assist with School's alumni events
5. Assist the program manager/coordinator at the Level School with events
6. Manage book orders.
7. Take and maintain meeting notes
8. Oversee new faculty setup

Job Summary

Provides administrative and clerical support to assigned location, department, college and/or unit. Develops, maintains and ensures compliance of department records. Assists with budgetary matters, tracks department funds and purchasing. Compiles reports and monitors assigned projects and/or program components. May supervise assigned clerical staff and/or student assistants. May maintain the assigned location's Purchasing Card (PCard) usage and processes.


1. Assists with assigned area administrative and clerical duties
2. Maintains email, voicemail boxes and filing system
3. Receives and distributes incoming and outgoing mail
4. Manages supply inventory and submits invoices for payment
5. Responsible for utilizing and maintaining the department's purchasing card (PCard), cash and/or credit card
6. Prepares department meeting agendas, meeting notes and distributes accordingly
7. Assists with projects and event support
8. Creates and maintains office related records and reports
9. Interprets, monitors, and analyzes information regarding operating reports, policies and procedures
10. Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day office operations
11. May supervise assigned staff and/or student assistants

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required Experience
Three (3) years of related administrative, office or clerical experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
An advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Preferred Experience
Previous experience with office management or staff supervision
Previous experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to maintain and appropriately utilize the location's PCard
Able to maintain confidentiality 
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of basic accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures 
Basic understanding of budgets

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills 
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) 
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills 
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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