Office Assistant

USA, Colorado, Denver
$12.00 - $13.00 per hour
Apr 05, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Center for Academic and Career Development houses Academic Resources/Academic Advising, Career Services, Student Outreach & Support and the University Chaplain's Office which are part of the Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence Division. This is a busy and active office site whose staff hosts many events throughout the year. The Office Assistant assists in the smooth operation of the front desk, reception area and office suite. The Center for Academic and Career Development fosters an inclusive environment that welcomes, supports and celebrates students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Position Summary

The Office Assistant provides a high standard of service excellence to both internal and external customers. They interact with students, alumni, parents, staff, faculty and employers. Responsibilities include answering multi-line phones, scheduling student/recent graduate appointments efficiently and accurately and answering a variety of questions. Frequently required to effectively communicate verbally with students and employees of the University. They assist the Office Manager in the operation and functions of the front desk and reception are. This positions performs necessary computer tasks accurately and in a timely manner, and routine clerical duties and special projects and duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse organization and efficiently manage multiple tasks.
  • Must have excellent people skills and function effectively in a high traffic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgement, problem solving skills and discretion are critical

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • One year of work experience in an office setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college or Associate's degree.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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