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Work Study: School of Professional Studies – Office Assistant


The School of Professional Studies is looking for a Student Work Study Office Assistant to work 3pm-7pm 3 days a week (M-F). Every other Saturday office coverage is mandatory from 10am-2pm.

 Summary of Duties but not limited to:

-Complete various projects such as outreach calls, mass mailings, monthly reports, desk copies inventory

-Reception coverage

-Answer telephones and provide exceptional assistance to our students,      faculty, and staff

-Assist in maintaining office calendars and book various appointments

-Assist in creating documents such as letters, envelopes, event flyers and Orientation packets

-Prepare Orientation packets, tent cards, door signs and sign in lists. Assist at Orientation by attending the sign in tables and ushering

-Assist at the New Student Orientations, Dean’s List Ceremonies, and Open Houses

-Attend Trinity Institute training for FERPA, Word, Excel, Outlook etc

-Assist in requesting desk copies from publishers

-Disseminate desk copies to faculty and keep accurate records of the books

-Filing and creating New Student Folders

-Checking and distributing mail


You will develop the following skills in this position (ideal for your resume):

-Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Publisher, Excel and

  Mail Merges (we even send you to training!)

– Intermediate level skill in office and file management

-Intermediate level customer- and student- service skills

– Skill managing inventory, as well as ordering and disseminating textbook    

  desk copies.

-Beginner- to Intermediate- research skills

-Complete the FERPA (student record- keeping), harassment, and working  

  with disabled persons training courses

-Unique knowledge of Trinity departments and their functions


Student Worker Requirements:

– Prior office experience

– Basic knowledge of Microsoft, Outlook, Word and Excel

– Organized and detail oriented

– Professional demeanor and customer service skills

– Be able to work 2-3 days a week

– Be able to work every other Saturday 10am-2pm (mandatory)

 -Contact: The Office of Human Resources @ 202-884-9126 or

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