Receptionist in the Department of Admission
Date Opened: 5/31/12
Closing Date: when filled
Southwestern University has an immediate opening for a receptionist in the Admission Office. This position will have primary responsibility for greeting visitors, including prospective students, parents and institutional guests. Other duties include, but are not limited to: data entry, serving as a back-up to the staff secretary, answering multi-line phones, preparing daily schedule visit sheet and visit board, and assisting the Campus Visitation Coordinator and other members of the Admission team with various projects and other secretarial duties as required.
The successful candidate should possess a high school diploma or equivalent; three years office/clerical experience; excellent verbal communication skills; excellent telephone etiquette and command of grammar; and the ability to remain poised in a busy office environment. Computer literacy is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is expected.
Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, two-weeks vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates. Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at www.southwestern.edu.
Interested persons should send cover letter, resume (to include salary history and salary expectations), and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, Admission Receptionist, Job #475, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX, 78627-0770, or email: email@example.com, or FAX: 512-863-1880. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F
Posted May 31, 2012.