Position: Temporary Desk Clerk (Program Assistant 1) Hours: This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week/ 8:00am-4pm / M-F) Campus: Evanston Approximate start date: ASAP Approximate end date: 11/24/20
Temporary Job Description:
This role provides standard & routine clerical & administrative support which may include word processing, data entry, ordering supplies, opening & sorting mail, copying, filing, faxing, answering phones, greeting visitors, providing information, &/or scheduling meetings. Serves as a primary desk contact for residents in the area, for general administrative needs.
This position is to provide prompt, courteous, and timely customer service to our residents and off-campus contacts. This includes answering the telephone, greeting residents who come into the office, answering questions and identifying and analyzing the residents’ housing-related problems and directing them appropriately.
This position requires excellent organization and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as within the team.
Will work primarily from the area desk (shared work space); with alternative work space assignment based on seasonal departmental needs.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40715
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.