Office Assistant

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Job Title:

Office Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

1B450:Residence Life

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Some possible lifting (mailbags and packages); and sitting for the majority of the day at the front desk of an undergraduate residence hall.


7:30 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, when the residence halls are open during the fall and spring semesters.

Job Summary:

Some of the department’s most important goals are to maintain security in our facilities and to develop welcoming, helpful communities on campus. The Office Assistant is one of the front line staff members in this effort. Responsibilities include engaging with residents, guests, and University personnel in a helpful and friendly manner to answer questions and provide resources; providing desk and phone coverage in a friendly, prompt, and reliable manner; maintaining accurate housing information and be organized and timely with any corrections; responding promptly to issues involving the Housing Assignments Office; working with the Senior Staff to review payroll process for accuracy; and maintaining and submitting reconciliation forms.

The anticipated start date for this position will be August 2021.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time