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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Office Assistant

Department

Human Resources

Job Description

Perform electronic employment authorizations, complete background investigations and education verifications, create job postings for student employment, perform administrative tasks related to student employment and Career Pathing program, assist new employees with employment paperwork, answer phones, take messages, assist callers with questions, make photocopies, run errands, distribute items, file, schedule appointments, other duties as assigned

Communications:

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

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Receive general instructions and complete projects independently
  • Answer questions or refer customers to the appropriate source for information

Computer:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Personal/Social Development:

  • Have an interest in the functions of Human Resources (preferred)
  • Maintain confidentiality; Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment

Multicultural:

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

Qualifications

  • Familiar with general computer fundamentals
  • Knowledge of web content management software preferred, but not required
  • Initiative to complete duties and projects under limited supervision
  • Good oral communication skills

Wage Rate

$7.50

Hours Available

  • 10 hours/week
  • Summer trimester, potentially continuing in the Fall

Start Date

May 12, 2014

Application Deadline

End of day April 21, 2014; Please complete the attached application.

Supervisor

Brooke Hull

Address

125 Administration Building

Phone

660-562-1127

Email

bbadger@nwmissouri.edu

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