The Temporary Employment Service (TES) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is a highly recognized internal resource with a passion for providing excellent customer service and value to a dynamic campus population. We partner with the campus community to provide temporary clerical support in full- or part-time assignments of varying length. Some assignments may serve as a gateway into permanent positions with the university.
We are seeking talented and highly motivated individuals who are equally as passionate about engaging with a campus community that excels in creativity and supports innovation. 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. In this role, you will be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to staff and faculty in business, academic or research environments throughout the university with proficiency and integrity. Your ability to demonstrate initiative, think critically and solve problems creatively will help ensure a positive work experience. We value competencies such as effective communication and exceptional attention to detail along with reliability and technical expertise. 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
communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
are highly dependable and responsive to tasks-at-hand
exhibit outstanding organizational and time management abilities
have a high degree of accuracy and are detail oriented
are sensitive to the need for confidentiality
multi task effectively and are flexible to the needs of a fast-paced environment
are proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
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
Prior experience in a university environment preferred
Please indicate full- or part-time preference in cover letter when applying.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
Department URL: https://www.cmu.edu/jobs/index.html
Job Function: Office / Administrative Support
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Temporary Employment Services
Organization: HR OPERATIONS
Minimum Education Level: High School/GED
Preferred Education Level: Associate's Degree or equivalent
Budgeted Base Pay: 11.00 - 14.00 US Dollars Hourly
Internal Number: TES2019
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.