ACS: Assistant PGill Front Desk (Room 154) (S9991B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Assistant for the front desk of Pettengill will help provide a friendly environment to all people coming into the building. He or she will deal with inquiries face to face and on the phone. Hours are needed from 8:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday through Saturday.

Please Note: This Student Assistant will be alone and asked to work independently and responsibly.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Greet persons who approach the front desk
  • Direct persons to correct destinations
  • Deal with queries from visitors, professors, students
  • Answer the telephone and direct calls when appropriate
  • Provide information to callers
  • Perform general clerical support as requested by supervisor
  • Receive and sort mail deliveries
  • Tidy and maintain the reception area and equipment

The Basics

Department: Academic Support Services
Supervisor: Denise Begin
Office Location: 253 Pettengill
Email: dbegin
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 5+
Workers: 5+

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Applicants with solid communication and people skills are preferred.


Reports to the Academic Administrative Assistant.


The Front Desk Assisant works in an office setting and will be required to use basic office technology.

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