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Office Assistant for the Physical Plant

Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
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Trinity Christian College seeks a part-time Office Assistant for the Physical Plant.  The Office Assistant will be responsible for assisting with office operations of the Physical Plant department.  Work hours are 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Answer phones. Greet students, faculty, staff, contractors and visitors to the office.
  • Assist with processing work orders, invoices, van requests, and work with the campus key system when required.
  • Assist with department credit card receipts, and process receipts through the online banking website.
  • Assist in working with the Events department on summer housing in dorms, including arrivals, departures, dorm and suites being used, and give details to the contracted cleaning company for room preparation and cleaning.
  • Assist Director of Physical Plant with project work.
  • Must be able to work extra hours/days during Office Manager's absence or during busy times.
  • Other duties, as assigned

A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.  Related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and other information
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of business people, staff, students, and the general public
  • Ability to apply concepts such as percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to add, subtract and balance costs.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent computer and organizational and interpersonal skills.

Trinity Christian College seeks candidates that have a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, and a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college. 

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the online application process:

  1. A brief cover letter
  2. Professional resume
  3. A written statement that describes his/her Christian faith commitment and how it is expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church

Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates. EOE


Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.


Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.


Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 


Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

Study Abroad

Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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