Student Assistant

Date: 08/21/2012 Office/Department: Admission - Student Assistants
Starting Wage: Supervisor: Maranda Norton
Openings: No Department Head:

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Job Description

Student Assistants will assist the Office of Admission with various tasks to help work flow smoothly.  They may be assigned other responsibilities as needed.  This is a part-time position throughout the academic year.

General Responsibilities

  • Collating and packaging outgoing mail
  • Serving as front desk receptionist answering a multiline phone (as needed)
  • Greet & Check-in visitors (as needed)
  • Utilize office calendar system
  • Basic data entry
  • Taking inventory and restocking publications
  • Restocking and organizing work area
  • Other clerical work as assigned: scanning, alphabetizing, filing and copying
  • Lunch hour reception coverage shifts needed

Student Assistants will posses strong computer skills, including data entry.  They must be able to multi-task and work quickly and accurately and efficiently with attention to detail.  They will have positive communication skills when welcoming guest and/or speaking on the phone.  Students must also be disciplined, responsible, and exhibit a good sense of humor and flexibility.

 

This is a part-time position throughtout the academic year, which requires a commitment with a minimum of 4 hours per week.  This position is open to all students.  There will be opportunities to continue work during campus holidays.  Work will continue during orientation and exam weeks but can be adjusted.

Contact: Maranda Norton, Administrative Assistant, nortonmm@whitman.edu, 509-527-5962

Please stop by the Admissions Office to pick up and Application and take a skills test.


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