Office Assistant (OA)-Residential Living

Job description

Instructions to applicants:

Student must be work-study eligible.

Job Title:

Office Assistant (OA)-Residential Living




Housing Administration

Posting Date:


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Prior to application, applicants must have the following abilities:

•Ability to communicate well to students, faculty/staff, and prospective students/families
•Ability to establish rapport with diverse groups of people
•Ability to be flexible
•Hold full-time student status (be in good standing with the University), unless approved otherwise

Staffing Reason:

Work Study

Primary Responsibilities:

The Office Assistant is a student staff member of the Office of Residential Living who assumes major responsibilities in both the office and at assigned moments, in the Residential Living facilities.

As part of their job, OAs serve as a representative for the Office of Residential Living which includes: being knowledgeable of basic Residential Living policies (or understanding of how to locate them), presenting professionally in terms of attire, communication, and interpersonal skills when dealing with University faculty, staff, students, and prospective students along with their families.

OA job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Answering and placing phone calls to students (current and prospective) and University faculty/staff and vendors
•Scanning, filing, and shredding documents as directed by the Director of Residential Living, Assistant Directors, and Housing Administrative Assistant
•Referring current and prospective students to appropriate resources
•Creating, hanging, or removing flyers, door hangers for Residential Living or other University organizations
•Accompanying Physical Plant or Custodial to unlock or be present for work orders. Completing minor work orders with Residential Living’s tools on an as needed basis with student maintenance staff
•Completing all other duties as assigned by Residential Living administrative staff members

Other Information:

Please complete and submit the online application.
Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns relating to the OA application process.

Office of Residential Living
[email protected]

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing

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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time