Office Assistant (part-time)

Wheaton College Illinois
Wheaton, IL
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Position: Office Assistant (part-time) Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 654 # of Openings: 1 Office Assistant Spiritual LifeThe Chaplain’s Office is responsible for fostering the spiritual environment and vitality of Wheaton students, faculty, and staff. We believe that the spiritual well-being of those we serve rests in large measure on the spiritual life of our team personally and corporately. To reflect this priority, each member of the Chaplain’s Office will start their work day with 30 minutes of time alone with God. There are no rules for how this time is spent, but it is expected that the time be used for communing with God in prayer, Bible reading, meditation, journaling, and any other spiritually formative practices.  Job Overview Responsible to the Administrative Assistant for the Chaplain and Office Manager for managing Chapel attendance. This position is 12 hours/week, 9 months/year. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of the Chapel Attendance Policy and how to apply it to all stages of chapel attendance violations
  • Manages the Chapel Access and Banner databases including timely data entry of attendance 3 times a week
  • Processes forms for excuses, seat assignments, campus notifications, and any others related to chapel attendance
  • Communicates with students, staff, and faculty, as needed regarding chapel attendance
  • Selects, trains, assists, and supervises student Chapel Monitors and Door Monitors.
  • Collaborates closely with Learning and Accessibility Services and Student Care regarding students needing accommodations.
This job description is intended to represent key areas of responsibilities; specific assignments may vary from time to time, and other duties may be assigned. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Detail oriented, well organized, and able to manage multiple tasks.  
  • Professional presence with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience and skills in administrative work.
  • Cross-cultural competencies, especially regarding race and gender.
FLSA Status – Non-Exempt As a Christ-centered community, Wheaton College faculty and staff must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith as expressing their own theological convictions and agree to live by the moral standards in Wheaton’s Community Covenant, modeling these commitments for the Christian formation of our students.  Wheaton College faculty and staff also support the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment which highlights our desire to treat all individuals as equal image-bearers of Jesus Christ through diversity, inclusion, justice and unity. Updated May 2021


Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in the Chicago area. Established in 1860 in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education, and offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 18 graduate degrees in various fields of study.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago, IL, Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a four year private, residential, academically rigorous interdenominational Christian liberal arts College that “serves Jesus Christ and advances His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide.”

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