Salem State University

Contract Employee - Career Services - PT Receptionist

3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1971
State Title
Part-Time Recpetionisrt
Job Category
Temporary/Contracted Employee
Human Resources and Equal Opportunity
Pay Basis
Weekly

General Statement of Duties

Salem State University is seeking a part time receptionist, who servea as the primary first point of contact for students and incoming communication.  They will provide general office support in order to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness within the Career Service Office.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide general administrative and clerical support
  • Greet students/alumni and schedule appointments to the appropriate staff member
  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls in a timely manner
  • Receive and sort mail and deliveries
  • Responsible for maintaining the reception area
  • Assist in various tasks/projects as determined by Career Services team

 

Qualifications

Required Experience and Skills

  • Strong teamwork skills; ability to work cooperatively with various staff members as well as work independently
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time and to prioritize workload
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and the ability to search information in the Career Services database; the ability to use the internet to conduct information searches as required.

 

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Administrative-related experience
  • Customer service-related experience

 

This part time position, 19 hours a week, Monday through Friday.  This position is a non-union position. 

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please apply online with a resume and cover letter
  • Contract positions are temporary and non-benefitted. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed

EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

 

 

 

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