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Center Assistant

The Center Assistant provides support services for faculty, students, staff, and visitors. This person will prepare classrooms and secure facilities for daily operations as well as provide administrative support for advising, financial aid, student accounts and other university services.

This is an entry-level position. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a customer service-oriented environment, and enjoys doing administrative tasks. This person needs to be reliable, self-sufficient, and independent. We are looking for a multi-tasker who is looking to start their career within a university setting.


  • Ensure classroom and facility readiness for daily activities including conferences, internal meetings, continuing education, and academic classes 
  • Coordinate building, classroom, and equipment security to accommodate daily operations
  • Facilitate communication and updates to faculty, students and staff by disseminating information through appropriate channels and posting relevant materials.
  • Update and analyze attendance rosters in a timely manner; assist in the enforcement of university attendance policies and procedures
  • Initiate roster calls and retention procedures under direction of Center Director
  • Serve as a resource person while providing assistance to faculty, staff, students and visitors 
  • Assist incoming callers and walk-ins while referring others to appropriate staff or departments
  • Coordinate the usage, maintenance, and security of audiovisual equipment for classroom facility
  • Coordinate daily and monthly classroom usage
  • Provide quality student support services under the direction of the Center Director to support the admissions department and additional departments


  • High school diploma, minimum one (1) year of college preferred to understand the vernacular of higher education and student services


  • A total of two to four (2-4) years’ experience required
  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years of experience in an office environment
  • Plus one to two (1-2) years of experience in a professional environment servicing customers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using office equipment, handling financial transactions, inventory on bookkeeping and working with people directly and on the telephone

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and oral communication skills, ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently, established organizational skills, quantitative skills and computer skills
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment with frequently changing priorities
  • Must work well independently, ability to take direction well and work as a team player
  • Establish and maintain strong positive working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, administrators, students and the general public






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