Summer Office Assistant

Saratoga Springs, NY
Mar 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001610

Job Title: Summer Office Assistant

Department: Residential Life

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Start Date (For temporary positions only): May 15, 2017

End Date (For temporary positions only): September 4, 2017

Position band/level: Summer

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: This position will be working with the Administrative Assistant in Residential Life. The job includes answering phone calls from students, parents and other offices that need our assistance, taking detailed messages, organizing files, and completing small tasks for the Res Life staff (ie. posters, spreadsheets, bulletin boards, taking inventory, placing work orders with the facilities dept., etc.). The assistant is the face of the office during their shift and will welcome and attend to guests who stop in. It is a very busy office.

Please note: This position does not offer summer on-campus housing as part of the job.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma; general computer and office skills.

Preferred Qualifications: We're looking for candidates who have confident phone skills, are comfortable with multi-tasking and who can stay focused in an environment that varies from quiet to loud and full of distractions. Knowledge of the campus and the basic role of Residential Life is preferred, as many phone calls are looking for information about the college. The person in this position should be a responsible individual, able to work independently and capable of handling confidential matters.

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pay Range: $9.70/hr

Posting Date: 03-01-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result


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