The Temporary Employment Service (TES) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is committed to supporting the success of its staff members, and offers excellent benefits along with an opportunity to grow your career with Carnegie Mellon. TES is a highly recognized internal resource that provides temporary clerical and administrative assistance to a dynamic campus population. We provide you with a rare platform to showcase your abilities while growing valuable new skills. You will have the opportunity to enroll in university staff medical benefits while working in an environment of collaboration, professional development and service that support departmental and university strategic goals.
We are in search of individuals who share our values of inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity and who are equally as passionate about engaging with a campus community that excels in creativity and supports innovation. In temporary assignments with us, you will be responsible for providing outstanding clerical and administrative support to staff and faculty in business, academic or research environments throughout the university with proficiency and integrity. Vital qualities include effective communication and outstanding attention to detail along with reliability and technical expertise. Your ability to demonstrate initiative, think critically and resolve issues creatively will help ensure a positive work experience. Being a member of the TES is an ideal way to become familiar with this extraordinary university; its innovative people, vibrant campus and deeply-rooted values.
Core responsibilities where you will make an impact may include:
Coordinating large and small events; seminars and conferences, registration, reserving meeting space, catering, facilities and technical resources, etc.
Coordinating and maintaining office calendars, prioritizing and coordinating meetings, gathering and disseminating meeting materials
Assisting other employees with diverse projects as needed
Preparing travel arrangements and building travel itineraries
Supporting financial transactions; expense reimbursement submission/tracking and procurement card reconciliation using Oracle Financials
Performing complex data entry and database maintenance
Preparing reports and assisting with presentation preparation; proofreading and writing
Interacting with students, staff, faculty and other guests in a professional reception desk atmosphere
What is needed to be successful in these roles?
Excellent communication skills
Excellent time management and strong organizational abilities
High degree of accuracy; Detail orientation
Flexibility and ability to multi task effectively; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
High School Diploma or equivalent combination of training and experience required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
Prior administrative/office support experience; one year experience preferred
PC proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Prior experience in a university environment preferred
We invite you to apply today if the prospect of being a part of this highly-recognized service motivates you.
Please apply and indicate full- or part-time preference in cover letter.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Statement of Assurance: https://www.cmu.edu/policies/administrative-and-governance/statement-of-assurance.html
Job Function: Administrative Support
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Temporary Employment Services
Minimum Education Level: High School/GED
Preferred Education Level: Associate's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 0010F
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.