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Office Assistant (OA)

The Summer Conference Office Assistant (OA) will work for Housing and Residence Life Conference Services. The OA assists with administrative tasks for the Conference Services office during the day and evening hours. The OA's duties include answering phones, taking and delivering detailed messages, sorting and delivering mail, stocking the office with necessary supplies, and submitting and tracking all housekeeping and maintenance requests. Additionally, OAs will be responsible for handling after-hours phone calls and dispatching student on-call teams to respond to after-hours emergencies.

Hours Worked

An OA agrees to live "in residence" and work anywhere from 30-40/week. This includes shifts in the Conference Service's Office which is open from 8am-8pm, Sunday through Saturday as well as 2-3 On-Call Dispatcher shifts a week between the hours of 8:00pm and 8:00am.

OAs may not commit to any other engagements that would interfere with their work during the summer conference season (Monday, May 12, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014).


  • Summer stipend (paid bi-weekly)
  • Single occupancy, air-conditioned room provided at no cost


The successful staff member will possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, demonstrate initiative, communicate effectively, have a positive attitude, and have an ability to manage and delegate tasks. Strong administrative skills are utilized in this position and prior experience in an office setting is highly recommended.

  • The OA agrees to attend all aspects of summer staff training including several training sessions from mid-March to late April with a time commitment of no more than three hours per week.
  • The OA must have a valid U.S. Driver's License.


Applications will be available in December 2013.

Office Assistant (OA) Application

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