Temporary Receptionist - Tobin College of Business
Tracking Code 218570-951
St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Tobin College of Business
The receptionist has daily contact with faculty members, as well as with students, and works closely with other offices within the College. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Faculty and will work closely with the administrative assistants and coordinators in the Dean's Suite. The receptionist is responsible for a number of tasks including, but not limited to, the following:
Welcomes visitors by greeting them and answering their questions
Directs visitors utilizing employee and/or department directories
Notifies Dean and Associate Deans of visitor arrival
Assists students at the front desk with directing students to appropriate department and/or faculty member
Answers the telephone; taking and relaying messages; providing information to callers
Receives, sorts and distributes mail and packages
Assists with different projects: assembles meeting packets, types file and mailing labels, assists in the set-up of special events
Unlocks conference rooms when needed
Assists faculty with preparing exam packages, reserving conference rooms, and providing office supplies
Assists with after-hour events, if needed. (Alumni events, honor society events, scholarship events, Tobin CEO events, etc)
BS or BA degree required.
3 years of office related experience preferred.
Strong inter-personal/communication skills
Positive and nurturing attitude towards students and colleagues is required
Ability to work independently
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.