Office Associate I (receptionist, part-time) in Admissions
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, The National Public Honors College, at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting applications for the part-time contingent position of Office Associate I (receptionist) in the Office of Admission. The Office Associate I will provide excellent customer service to all visitors, faculty, staff, and students including greeting and checking in guests. Provides basic information to prospective students and their families regarding admission programs; ensures reception area is presentable and well stocked for visitors; monitors the admissions email inbox and responds or routes inquiries to the appropriate party; prepares mailing and ensures that they are complete and accurate on a regular and timely basis; provides support for the outgoing communication flow and recruitment events; communicates with other staff, faculty, administrators, and the general public in person, by telephone or through written correspondence; opens, sorts, and routes mail; receives, screens, places, and directs both incoming and outgoing telephone calls; maintains appointment calendar and makes travel arrangements as necessary; and performs a variety of other routine duties.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalency with successful completion of courses in typing/word processing, data entry, Dbase, spreadsheets, and microcomputer systems. At least three (3) years of full-time employment in the secretarial/administration field. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Good organizational skills. Working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, business English, spelling, good grammar and arithmetic, and of standard record maintenance procedures. Working knowledge of various computer software packages, i.e., word processing spreadsheet applications, and database management. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary's College of Maryland, the National Public Honors College, is located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. St. Mary’s College is one of the nation’s best public liberal arts colleges – ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report and a Best Value for in-state and out-of-state students. Non-sectarian since its founding, the college with its scenic waterfront campus is primarily undergraduate and residential, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600. The up-to-date curriculum is designed for today’s students who want an active, hands-on education led by professors who are committed teachers and experts in their fields. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including email address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/130459. Questions may be directed to Kelsey Alford at 240-895-5005.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Visit our website: www.smcm.edu/hr
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.