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Office Assistant

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Resume should include three references

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Office Assistant
Student Status Work Study Optional –You are not required to be a Federal Work Study Recipient to hold this position.
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Administrative Services (Office)
Hiring Range $8.75/hr.
Department/Employer Operating Hours Administrative Services
How many hours per week are required? 15-20
Description of Primary Duties

Receptionist and general office duties including telephone, filing, computer, and office equipment. Will be working with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook.

Required Qualifications

Must have completed at least 30 credit hours.

Previous office experience preferred.

Must be available to work during holiday breaks and summers.

Must be mature, assertive individual; outgoing personality preferred. Should relate well to people.

Must be able to complete responsibilities/assignments with minimal supervision after initial training period.

Must be able to handle “crisis” situations.

Appropriate office attire is required (i.e. as opposed to school attire.)

Should be able to quickly grasp office procedures; i.e. filing system, keyboarding, computer work, telephone etiquette.

Must have operational knowledge of photocopy equipment, basic filing knowledge, good telephone skillls, good organizational skills, and good computer skills including Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint.

Required Certifications
Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume should include three references

Contact Information

Submit all information on-line. Those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Posting Detail

Open Date 10/06/2017
Close Date 11/03/2017
Posting Number 20171240STU

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you on academic probation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available to work during the summer?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Would you be available to work during University breaks?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  4. * Please list any special skills and/or experience you have.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have you completed at least 30 credit hours at Missouri State University?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * How many credit hours are you currently enrolled in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Is your cumulative and/or semester GPA a 2.00 or better?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know
  8. * What is your current class schedule?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Are you currently seeking a degree (or teacher certification) at Missouri State University?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I'm not sure.
  10. * Are you a current Missouri State University Student?
    • Yes
    • No