Department Assistant (Part-Time)

Lake Forest, Illinois
Feb 27, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lake Forest College seeks a part-time department assistant providing support for the Center for Chicago Programs. Responsibilities will include the planning, organization, and coordination of special events sponsored by the Center; supervising student workers employed by the Center; processing honoraria requests made by faculty, updating the Center’s webpage(s); coordinating the sale of Metra 10-Ride passes and student reimbursements; and other duties connected to the Center’s strategic priorities. This is a grant funded position approved through December 31, 2018.

Qualifications include:

  • Previous administrative/secretarial experience
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to take initiative and follow-through on projects
  • Ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty
  • Familiarity with Chicago, as well as its public transportation system (preferred)

This appointment is for 20 hours per week for the academic calendar, late August to mid-May, with time off for holidays and College breaks. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Please send a resume, cover letter and the names of three references to Fran Pease at

About Lake Forest College:

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from over 40 states and 70 countries. The College’s student body is culturally diverse, with approximately 40% of our students identifying as domestic students of color or international students. We also have a visible, active, and vibrant LGBT student population. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  For more information about Lake Forest College, visit

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