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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Office Assistant



Job Description

To provide office assistance to the Office of Admissions; Answer phones, take messages, assist customers with questions, type correspondence, make photocopies, run errands, distribute items, send faxes, file, assist with data management, sort and file transcripts, and other duties as assigned.


  • Greet customers
  • Ability to follow oral instructions
  • Utilize effective oral communications skills when answering questions
  • Mail materials

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Receive general instructions and complete projects independently
  • Resolve needs of clients using knowledge of campus resources
  • Code, load and process applications


  • Knowledge of in house software program
  • Input and complete inquiries

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Work unsupervised
  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Personal/Social Development:

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit positive customer relation skills
  • Keyboarding skills
  • Able to multi-task

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment


  • Have ability to work with diverse on and off campus populations


Maintain confidentiality; Exhibit professionalism and courtesy; Pay attention to detail; Exhibit positive customer relation skills; Keyboarding skills; Able to multi-task.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

20 Hours/Week

Start Date

April 21, 2014

Application Deadline

April 4, 2014; Please complete the attached application.


Tammi Grow


Administration Building 246




Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.