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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

Advancement Assistant/Receptionist
Reports to Monica Rice
Department Institutional Advancement
Days of Week During workday M-F depending on student's schedule. Front desk M-Sat as agreed
Time of Day

Assistant: dependent on student's schedule.

Front desk: noon, evening and/or weekend hours at front desk

Hours per week

Assistant: 2 hours a week apart from front desk

Receptionist: average of 3 hours depending on need

Start date 8/23/14
End date 5/05/15
Pay rate 9.75
General description/brief summary This position serves as office assistant for Advancement department and front desk receptionist.
Duties/responsibilities

Assist the Institutional Advancement department as needed: working with the department's database, filing, mailings and other duties as assigned.

Average of three hours per week as receptionist at front desk when classes are in session, during the lunch hour, evenings and/or weekends: answering phone and transferring calls, taking messages, assisting guests entering the building, monitoring traffic in and out of the building for security & hospitality purposes, closing the building, as well as other advancement support.

Receptionist duties will be fulfilled by several persons reporting to different offices. When tasks assigned by their respective supervisors are completed, these employees will be asked to work on other clerical tasks that may be submitted by staff and faculty.

An average of two hours per week away from the front desk during regular business hours assisting with clerical duties in the Institutional Advancement department: copying, filing, computer work, gathering data, etc. that can't be done at the front desk.

Busy times of the year: November-early December, late January-early February.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills/qualifications Communication skills: being personable and helpful when on the phone or interacting with the public. Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, etc. Willingness to be trained on Advancement database if needed.
Physical demands  N/A

 

John Smith
(MDiv Connections)

classMy wife Barbara and I first visited Bethany in June 2009. After spending two days meeting with faculty and staff I returned home even more uncertain. Did I really want to devote the time this program required? Was I willing to learn computer skills that didn't even exist when I finished college in 1972? Was I willing to make the eight-hour drive that would occasionally be necessary? Was this really what God was calling me to do at this time in my life? From the very beginning, I came as I am, but went not as I came. Little did I know how this Bethany tag line would time and time again ring true for my educational experience.