Department: Health Services Office Duration of Position: Temporary Position Type: Staff Posting Date: Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled Posting Number: 1001861
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe Health Services Office seeks a Per Diem Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of medical office duties in support of the day to day business operation and clerical administrative functions. Duties include answering phones, scheduling appointments, faxing and processing forms. The Per Diem Administrative Assistant will assist the administrative, nursing and medical personnel in their provision of health care to Vassar College students.
Schedule: As needed: Health Services hours are: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and weekends 12 noon - 4:00 p.m. Per Diem position primarily needed for weekdays. Ideal for a Vassar community member seeking occasional work.
Previous office experience preferred;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a professional telephone manner are essential;
Strong organizational and computer skills including email necessary;
Familiarity with electronic record keeping helpful but not essential;
Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and work independently is required;
Ability to interact with a diverse community of students, staff, and other college personnel/departments. Successful candidates will demonstrate a professional demeanor and ability to work as part of a team with reliability and consistency.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references (Word or PDF format required.) Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Anticipated Start Date: Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.