Temporary Clerical/Secretarial Pool

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Closing date
Jul 29, 2021

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Job Details

Salary: $9.50 Hourly
Job_Type: Part Time
Job_Number: TM003
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: PR

General Summary

Provide clerical and/or secretarial support to Faculty and Administrative staff.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Perform various routine and detailed clerical duties, including those of a service clerk, receptionist, etc.
Receive, review, prepare, and process forms, reports, records, and requests pertaining to departmental services.
Prepare departmental materials for distribution to requesting students and staff. Act as receptionist in receiving and directing students and visitors, answering routine inquiries, and scheduling appointments and meetings.

Communicate with other offices regarding routine departmental procedures and other matters.

Maintain departmental files and other office records.

Initiate correspondence with outside businesses and agencies.

Make routine judgments in compliance with departmental policy.

Operate departmental office machines.

Receive, sort, and route correspondence and other mail.

Perform related departmental duties, as required.


Ability to read, write, interpret instructions, and perform basic arithmetic, typically acquired through the completion of a high school education, is necessary in order to perform various routine duties and detailed clerical duties.

Familiarity with word processing/computer systems is necessary.

Supplemental Information


This is a pooled posting for temporary employment. The intent of this classification specification is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Student workers are unable to work both a student role and a temp role.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online
at: https://www.emich.edu/police/documents/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]



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