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General Assistant

Apply now Job no: 492368
Work type: Temporary/Contingent I
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Administrative/Clerical Support


 Center for Women in Technology (CWIT). 

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Responsibilities: The incumbent will provide administrative support for CWIT office operations and serve as initial contact for current and prospective students, parents, and campus community members in person and by telephone. Specific duties include: assisting with scheduling meetings, events, and appointments; assisting with tracking office budgets; preparing documentation to process financial transactions; maintaining office databases and other record keeping systems; receiving, sorting, and distributing incoming materials; preparing bulk mailings; ordering office supplies and equipment and overseeing equipment maintenance; providing guidance and instruction to student workers; relaying messages and instructions to staff; directing inquirers as appropriate; and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience: Requires a High School Diploma/GED and one year of experience providing administrative support. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs required.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience working with students, coordinating financial procedures, and using PeopleSoft or similar information system preferred but not required.

Background Screening Statement:

 A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references. 
Closing Date: July 8, 2017
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Part time (approximately 19 hours per week). Flexible schedule may be available.
Type: Temporary, Contingent I
Additional Information: This is a temporary position and does not include benefits.  Initial contract is for the period of one year with the possibility of renewal.
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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