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68117 / Summer 2017 Office Assistant
Tufts Career Center

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mid May
The Full-Time Summer Assistant will support the Career Center staff primarily in the role of Front Desk Receptionist.
• Greet all visitors, respond to inquiries from students, employers and faculty
• Schedule appointments
• Monitor Career Center inboxes
• Maintain the online job and internship database
• Help compile year-end statistical reports
• Research various career & recruiting trends
• Assist in the beginning-stage publicity for 2017-2018 events
• Provide general office support for Career Center staff
Job Requirements:
• Ability to work 35 hrs/wk, 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, mid-May to end of August
• Full-time matriculated undergraduate student having completed at least one semester of study by May 2017 (Seniors graduating in May 2017 are not eligible)
• Customer service and telephone skills
• Dependability and punctuality
• Experience with Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and Publisher)
• Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and a willingness to take initiative
• Flexibility and ability to think on one’s feet
• Multi-tasking ability and attention to detail
• Great organization and communication skills
• A positive attitude and enthusiasm about learning new skills and programs

Preferred Qualifications:
• A desire to continue working at the Career Center part time during the academic year (note: academic year employment is contingent upon work-study funding)
Please email the following to Debbie Coughlin, at with "Full-Time Summer Assistant" in the subject line:
(1) A resume
(2) A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position and relevant past experience, as well as your interest in the position
(3) When you would be available to start working, and whether you have any vacations or other commitments planned during the summer.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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