CPW: Office Assistant (S9936B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Purposeful Work Office Assistants collaborate closely with 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 Purposeful Work career and internship resources, services, and opportunities. Successful applicants will be hired in May, a brief training will begin over Short Term with an official start when you return for the fall semester in September.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:


Other duties and desired attributes include:

The Basics

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

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Qualities needed: Reliability, Attention to detail and professionalism, 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, Have a high proficiency in technology (Handshake, Word, Excel, Internet, social media); ability to learn new techniques and databases quickly, Abundance of enthusiasm.


Please apply through Handshake by submitting a resume and cover letter. The cover letter must include days and times between 9 am - 3 pm on Mar. 26-28 and April 1-5 when you are available for an interview and names and contact information for 2 references. Students studying off-campus should include their location and the time difference. Students who plan to study off-campus for one semester next year are eligible to apply.