As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.The Burke Museum has an outstanding opportunity for an Operations Lead supporting the Operations department. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Operations Lead is a versatile position responsible for reception coverage, building management support and event support. This position offers a flexible schedule and 14 - 19 hours per week (depending on events). Reception coverage duties:Monitor staff entrance traffic, greet and sign in visitors, log deliveriesAnswer phones, monitor email and calendar accounts, sort and distribute mailCheck out equipment and maintain tracking logsAssist with data entry and clerical assignmentsBuilding management support duties:Assist with opening and closing the building, escort contractors and UW facilities staffPerform building tours, report facility issues and security concernsAssist with building emergency response, provide access for first respondersSupport Museum departments with minor building maintenance and projects as neededEvent support duties:Act as support staff during programs and eventsAssist with opening and closing building for after-hours eventsAssist in setup and cleanup, including moving tables, chairs and other equipmentIn coordination with other museum staff, ensure public safety and museum securityThe successful candidate for the Operations Lead position will have excellent customer service skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work well in a team. Additionally, the successful candidate will consistently demonstrate good judgement, maintain a positive attitude and contribute to an environment that welcomes and values all people. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:High School/GED completion AND two years of office or administrative support experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experienceMust be available to work evenings, weekends and occasional holidaysCustomer service experienceProficiency with MS Office, Gmail and Google calendarsAbility to occasionally lift up to 25 poundsDESIRED:Previous experience working in a reception role or event supportKnowledge of natural and cultural history museumsCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Able to work in an environment visible to the public with visual and audible distractionsWear required credentials at all times and work attire/uniforms and name tags as required by positionAbility to occasionally lift up to 25 poundsApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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