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  • Full-Time
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Receptionist, Full Time

North Georgia Technical College is seeking a full time Receptionist for the main campus of NGTC. Provides requested information and/or forwards callers to appropriate locations or individuals. Greets college visitors, determines the nature of their business, and provides appropriate information to other personnel as needed.  Provides clerical support.  Assists with coordination of special events on campus. Answers the telephone in a courteous and timely manner. Uses sound judgment and knowledge of the department, operations and admissions procedures to appropriately respond to caller’s questions and requests. Maintains an accurate directory of all personnel, students, courses and events at the technical college. Acknowledges and responds to all visitors in a timely and courteous manner and directs non-routine requests to appropriate personnel. Maintains a warm, friendly professional environment for visitors and clients. Types letters, memos, forms and labels according to established formats and guidelines. Proofreads and edits documents or materials, making corrections and revisions as necessary to ensure accuracy, consistency, clarity of content and proper spelling, grammar and punctuation. Enters prospective student inquiries in BANNER and other databases containing student information. Processes mail by sealing, sorting, weighing and applying proper postage. Operates Student ID Machine. Notifies resident students of mail received in a timely manner. Maintains adequate supply of admissions materials, and supply of stamps, envelopes, and special mailing supplies. Reproduces materials as needed by copying or ordering materials according to established guidelines.

Obtains necessary authorization for ordering materials. Assists with special events, projects, and activities. Shares information with other departments regarding activities in a timely manner. Position is a nonexempt 40 hour workweek.  Monday to Thursday 7:30 – 6:00pm.


  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of department and technical college policies, procedures and operations to respond to routine questions.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
  • Proficiency in Windows applications (Word, Excel, Access), Internet, Outlook, and job-related software programs
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
  • Ability to operate workroom machinery such as fax machines, copiers, scanners, shredders
  • Strong organizational skills

Physical Demands:

The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight. Work is typically performed with the employee sitting at a desk in an office environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. The employee must be able to lift to 25 pounds. Full range of hand and finger motion is utilized for data entry purposes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications: (in addition to minimum qualifications)

  • Diploma in Business Administration or related field.
  • Work experience in a position in customer service.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is low to mid $30’s and commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include state of Georgia pension and retirement plan, 401(k), 457 (k). 13 paid state holidays, annual leave, sick leave, personal leave, and education support leave. Health and supplemental benefit options – HRA, HMO insurance, dental, vision, short term and long-term disability. Long term care critical illness, legal, as well as health and flexible benefit accounts.

To apply, submit an application, current resume, names and contact information of two professional references, transcripts from all colleges attended and copies of licenses/certifications pertaining to the position. A Criminal History Report and Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) are required for the recommended candidate.

As set forth in its student catalog, North Georgia Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Michele Shirley, VP for Administrative Services, Title IX Coordinator, P. O. Box 65, Clarkesville GA  30523, or call 706-754-7703, or e-mail; or Kay Morgan, Special Services Coordinator, P. O. Box 65, Clarkesville GA  30523, or call 706-754-7728, or e-mail

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High school diploma or equivalent

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