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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff's best known works.

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Administrative Assistant – Upward Bound-Trio Program

Department Upward Bound
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
Type Full-Time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources

Job Summary

The position of Upward Bound Program Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Upward Bound Program. Provides clerical support for the program staff. Prepares all paperwork for program expenditures. Aids in completion of Annual Performance Report for Department of Education. Compiles data into the access database, manages telephones, schedules appointments and make travel arrangements for both staff and students. Maintains an adequate level of supplies for office and instructional staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the day to day office activities for the Upward Bound department.
  • Adhere to the College standards for professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Provide administrative assistance for all Upward Bound processes.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and efficient files system, including paper and electronic files correspondences, data, records, documents, and files as requested by the Upward Bound Staff.
  • Serves as information resources for internal and external customers by as answering telephone, delivering messages, greeting visitors and responding to requests for information.
  • Balance all accounts in the Upward Bound Federal Budget and maintains documentation.
  • Assists with recruiting new students by screening prospective applicants to see if they meet the proper federal guidelines and communicates with prospective parents.
  • Sets up interviews for prospective UB employees and assists with any office procedure training.
  • Assist in creating the UB publications, travel arrangements for staff, and field trips list and completes Annual Performance Report for the Department of Education.
  • Maintain inventory of materials and equipment and orders additional supplies as needed.
  • Assist with maintenance of computers, i.e. troubleshoot, and contact Help Desk.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Office /Business Administration. Have a minimum of one year of work experience in clerical/booking/accounting in related field.
  • Knowledge of computer maintenance preferred. Required proficiency and accuracy in bookkeeping, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Must be able to operate and maintain office equipment, such as computer, printer, scanner, copier, and fax machine.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to interact with diverse personalities including low-income, first-generation families with a positive service oriented attitude.
  • Ability to multitask and cope with pressures of deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Must be flexible, to work some evening and weekends hours.
Application Process:

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, résumé, TC Application, copy of transcript, and at least three professional references to brhoden@talladega.edu. You may also mail credentials to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160.





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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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