Clerical Aide

Job description

Job no: 699226
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 00
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 10046059
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: In State
Categories: Temporary
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This a temporary or on-call position. Provides clerical support. Responsibilities may include secretarial, receptionist, bookkeeping, information processing or related clerical tasks. Temps On-Campus: includes College of Human Medicine, the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Detroit Medical Center, and the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Macomb University CenterTerm. On campus temps can work six (6) months then terminate for three (3) months or switch to an oncall. Off campus temps can continuously work nine(9) month appointment with a one (1) week break in between. On-Call allowed to work up to 40 hours/week for three (3) months then must be moved down to 19 hours/week and cannot work more than 520 hours in any six (6) month period.

Unit Position Summary

This is a clerical position in a fast-paced, customer service environment; will include answering and directing phone calls; extensive interaction with clients (veterinarians, veterinary technologists and animal owners) by telephone and in person; data entry and editing using multiple software programs; preparing purchase requisitions; work in a team environment requiring regulatory compliance to university, state and federal safety and quality requirements. Duties associated with this position involve working on a video display terminal 90 percent of the time with some walking, bending and stooping.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position can multitask and prioritize while seeing tasks through to completion. We are looking for a team member who communicates well with a wide range of audiences within the CVM, MSU, and beyond. A successful candidate will be a professional who is organized, does not “sweat the small stuff,” “sees the details,” and is able to remain calm, cool, and collected under pressure. The ideal candidate for this role will be team oriented, collaborative by nature, customer service focused, independent problem solver, and have a positive attitude, while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Please provide a resume/CV, a cover letter, and 3 professional references.

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Summary of Physical Demands

Duties associated with this position involve working on a video display terminal 90 percent of the time with some walking, bending and stooping.

Advertised: Apr 7, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time