Job Title: Office Assistant
Location: 25 East 13th Street, Fine Arts Office
Reports To: Program Administrator
Status: Part-Time (5-14 hours per week)
Schedule: Flexible, during office hours: M - F, 10am - 6pm
Hourly Rate: $15 per hour
The Parsons Fine Arts Program within the School of Art, Media and Technology is looking for a mature, responsible student Office Assistant with a valid Federal Work Study Award for the 2017/18 school year. The Office Assistant will support the Program Administrator and Directors with general office management for the BFA and MFA programs, including: front desk coverage, general communications and social media support, program organization, and event planning.
This role is best suited for someone who loves to keep things organized and has an interest in working within a creative community environment. As the face of the Fine Arts Office, the Office Assistant will be expected to provide responsive, high-quality customer service to students, faculty, and the wider Parsons community. Sensitivity towards a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and a willingness to listen to and support others, is crucial to this role.
The Office Assistant position is based out of the Fine Arts office at 25 East 13th St. and requires 5-15 hours per week, at a $15 hourly rate. Applicants must be available for both Fall and Spring semesters, starting in late August for the Fall 2017 semester.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide front desk coverage for the Fine Arts office on assigned days; give time-sensitive and knowledgeable in-person, e-mail, and telephone support to all student, faculty, and general inquiries
Support and organize Fine Arts events and meetings; provide note-taking as necessary
Assist with scheduling for midterm and final reviews and admissions interviews
Support internal and external communications via website management, social media posting, and group email distribution through MailChimp and Google groups
Perform other administrative duties to support the Fine Arts office as needed
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