Work Study, General Office Assistant

  • Applications open
  • Applications close
  • 1 vacancies
  • Work study only
  • Department
    College of Liberal Arts
  • Job starts
    As soon as possible
  • Job ends
  • Work schedule
    Flexible: M – F/8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Major job duties

Serve as a receptionist assistant for the College of Liberal Arts, 3rd floor, St. John’s Hall on the St. Paul campus.  Provide clerical support for the Dean, Office Manager, and other department staff.  Greet and assist students/staff.  Edit, type, photocopy, collate and assemble materials, run errands, office mail pick-up and delivery to mailroom.  Assist in maintaining data bases for special projects and on-going programs.  Process phone calls in a timely manner.  Prepare and mail out packets/letters to prospective students.  Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  • Customer service and organizational skills. 
  • Proper command of the English language, spelling, and grammar. 
  • Basic typing and accurate data entry skills.  Ability to file and retrieve records. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft (Word and Excel) programs. 
  • Knowledge of standard office equipment. 
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. 
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision as well as with small groups.
  • Confidentiality must be maintained. 
  • Regular and punctual attendance required.


To apply

 E-mail resume and cover letter to  or mail documents to: Metropolitan State University, College of Liberal Arts, Attn:  Kay Xiong, 700 East Seventh Street, SJH 300B, St. Paul, MN  55106-5000.