Receptionist Assistant

departments
Student Services
work hours
Flexible
Part Time
position type
Federal Work Study
Student
Description:

The receptionist offers hospitality to individuals visiting Bethany Center, acts as switchboard operator, cares for the mail as well as other items as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Offer hospitality by welcoming visitors, directing them to appropriate places, connecting them with people they are coming to see, signing for packages, updating the welcome sign and directory.
  • Act as the switchboard operator, answering the phone, updating the main phone line message.
  • Care for the mail and related items, distributing the mail, taking Bethany‚Äôs mail to the Earlham College post office, addressing questions from the Earlham post office personnel.
  • Serve as cashier for merchandise sales, tracking sales, setting up and taking down displays, receiving and documenting sales.
  • Respond in emergencies by listening for emergency announcements and informing the community of action needed to remain safe, updating the voice message when the building is closed unexpectedly.
  • Receive work assignments from the Administrative Assistant for Admissions & Student Services to be completed while you are working at the desk during slow times.
  • Other duties as may reasonably be assigned.
Skills Required:
  • Clerical experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate by telephone or in person ; a warm and welcoming presence; ability to respond to requests in a friendly, encouraging way
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to work as part of a team
Physical Demands:

N/A

Reports To:

Administrative Assistant for Admissions & Student Services

Days of Week:

Monday through Saturday

Time of Day:

Flexible

Hours Per Week:

21-28, can be worked by multiple people.

Pay Rate:

$10.75

Start Date:

8/24/17

End Date:

5/4/18