BCDC: Office Assistant (S9936B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The BCDC Office Assistants collaborate closely with BCDC professional staff to provide premium customer service to students, alumni, employers, and other constituents. This position offers an excellent opportunity for students to develop communication, marketing and organization skills, and to gain an understanding of the BCDC career and internship resources, services, and opportunities.

Successful applicants will be hired and trained this spring, and will resume work when the fall semester begins.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Special project areas may include:

Other duties and desired attributes include:

To get an inside look at the role, please check out this interview:


TO APPLY: Please apply through JobCat by March 8, 2015. (Do not apply via the link below.) Please submit a cover letter that conveys your interest and outlines your qualifications, contact information for two references (preferably professional and/or academic), and information about your availability to interview (days and times) this semester. Students who are currently abroad may apply and should indicate availability to interview via phone/Skype on Eastern Standard Time. Application review will begin immediately.

The Basics

Department: Career Development Center
Supervisor: Sheila Anderson
Office Location: 146 Wood St
Email: sanderso
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 8-10
Workers: 1-2

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


* Reliability, attention to detail, and professionalism are essential * Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (strong writing, editing, spelling and grammatical skills are a must) * Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals * Demonstrate flexibility and creativity, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment * High proficiency in technology (Word, Excel, Internet, social media); ability to learn new techniques and databases quickly * Abundance of enthusiasm


Reports to Sheila Anderson


Travel Requirements:  Office Assistants will be expected to do some on-campus errands Occasionally drive students to and from off campus information sessions or road shows (this requires a valid driver's license and willingness to take the Bates Driver's Safety program and road test)

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