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Office Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/30/2017
Working Title Office Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh Office of East Asian Languages and Literatures is looking for friendly people to greet guests at the front desk of the office. Some daily tasks include answering phones, doing general office jobs, and giving directions to visitors. Additional responsibilities include assisting visitors with scheduled events and making
copies and deliveries to the surrounding campus buildings. Looking for a student with strong oral and written communication skills to provide a high level of customer service and who is familiar with computers, specifically basic word processing programs, Publisher, Photoshop, and PowerPoint. Students will gain experience in office operations, customer service skills, knowledge about the University of Pittsburgh and Oakland community, and advance skills such as problem solving, communication,
and organizational skills.
The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will be flexible with scheduling around the student’s class schedule. This is an interesting department and the office has a great view from the 27th floor of the CL.

Job Requirements

Appropriate attire; courteous demeanor, keyboard skills, organizational skills, willingness to learn, ability to keep a neat office environment. Interest in East Asian languages is preferred.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $9.25
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 8-10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8-5:00; flexible hours.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 2717 Cathedral of Learning
Posting Number S-05451-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter