Part-time Temporary Department Assistant

Minneapolis, MN
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of St. Thomas invites candidates to apply for a temporary part-time department assistant position with the Murray Institute.

The Murray Institute sustains and enhances the quality of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis through the development, delivery, and funding of advanced professional programs integrated with theological education to those who are employed in the educational ministries of the Archdiocese.

The successful candidate will be able to perform administrative support functions including:

  • Maintenance of our constituent database and email lists.
  • General office duties such as scanning, photocopying and maintaining/ordering office supplies, managing office mail, and submitting catering orders
  • Receiving and organizing applications for academic programs.
  • Assisting in preparation for events such as information sessions, orientation sessions, and the annual colloquium.
This part-time position is expected to last 6 months and the expected schedule for this position is 10 hours a week, dependent on business needs. The work schedule is negotiable but must fit within a Monday - Friday schedule between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. This position is not benefits eligible.Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience.

Preferred qualifications: Experience or knowledge of Catholic education in schools and parishes.

Knowledge of: Office support practices and procedures, such as operation of common office equipment, computer applications related to the work, record keeping, filing methods, and professional writing skills.

Skill in: Providing varied and sometimes confidential work, meeting deadlines, and contributing effectively to the mission of the Murray Institute.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter that addresses the qualifications listed above into the application.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer