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Work-Study – Student Office Assistant (BGS) (Federal Work Study Only)


The School of Business and Graduate Studies (BGS) is looking for a Student Work Study Office Assistant to work between the hours of 10am and 7pm at 4 days a week (M-F); Max. 10 hrs./wk. 

Summary of Duties but not limited to:

  • Complete various projects such as outreach mass mailings, monthly reports, desk copies inventory
  • 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
  • Conduct research
  • Generate reports

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 10 hours/week; schedule is flexible

TO APPLY, email your resume and the hours that you will be available to work in addition to your selected major to Hanan Adnan at

Trinity Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

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