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WAU Student - Religion Office Assistant

Takoma Park, MD


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Student Position (Non-Exempt)

Title: Office Assistant

Job Title

Department of Religion
Office Assistant 
Date Available  Immediately


Department of Religion  Report To Dr. Olive Hemmings


Maintains office operations and serves the faculty, staff and students of the Department of Religion. 
  • Forwards information by receiving and distributing communications; collecting and mailing correspondence; copying information.
  • Maintains supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels; notifying and keeping abreast of supply shortages; ordering new department supplies; organizing and maintaining equipment.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventative maintenance; troubleshooting failures; calling for repairs; monitoring equipment operation.
  • Serves as department receptionist; answering questions; forwarding messages; assisting with professor scheduling; maintaining the department calendar and room reservations; keeping students informed of department events and activities; organizing and planning department activities.
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests such as assisting in grading and other tasks as assigned by supervisor and professors; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Office Experience – General, Scheduling, Telephone Skills, Typing, Documentation Skills, Meeting/ Event Planning, Verbal Communication/ Charisma, Written Communication, Dependability, Attention to Detail/ Organization, Administrative Writing Skills 
Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.

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