The University at Buffalo is accepting applications in a continuous recruitment effort to fill current and future temporary Office Assistant 1 positions. Applicants are contacted on an as-needed basis to fill temporary positions ranging in duration from one week up to 89 days. Positions range in hours from part-time to full-time. Campus and department may vary depending on the assignment.
As a temporary Office Assistant 1, you will spend the majority of your work time performing a combination of clerical tasks which may include:
Providing general office support
Answering telephones and serving as a point of contact
Scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars
Performing basic calculations and data entry
Carrying out inventory functions
Assisting with record keeping
Sorting and distributing mail
This is a great opportunity to gain on-campus experience and professional references. As a temporary employee, you can explore various departments and positions while getting a feel for what it's like to work at The University at Buffalo. It is not a guarantee when you join the temporary pool that you will find a permanent position with the university. Applicants seeking permanent employment should visit the UB Jobs website for other employment opportunities.
Students are encouraged to apply. These temporary positions are a great way for students to participate in the administrative/business side of the university and gain work experience prior to graduation. We encourage students to explore professional opportunities within our institution, and these temporary positions are a great way to see what it would be like to work at UB.
At The University at Buffalo, we recognize the advantages diversity brings to the workforce and have a strong interest in recruiting candidates from underrepresented minority groups and diverse backgrounds. We hope to build a pool of applicants that is reflective of the diverse student population and the larger UB community.
This is a pooled posting; positions are filled on an as needed basis.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
There are no minimum qualifications for this position.
Experience interacting with a broad and diverse population
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.