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WAU Student - Part Time Front Desk Receptionist, Nursing Department

Takoma Park, MD · Administrative
Job Title: WAU Student Front Desk Receptionist
Department: Nursing
Days/Hours: Vary

Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued.  Nestled in a desirable residential community in Takoma Park, Maryland, WAU offers its faculty and staff an environment where professional expertise is valued and lasting connections between co-workers are formed as we work together to ensure the success of our students.  Regardless of title, every employee supports WAU’s vision of producing graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities.

  • Welcomes guests and students by greeting them in person or on the telephone; and answers or directs
  • inquiries regarding the nursing programs
  • Reports to the Nursing Office Manager
  • Answers the phone and take messages for personnel
  • Greets everyone that enters the department of nursing
  • Assists with miscellaneous work projects and assignments as instructed
  • Keeps the bulletin boards organized and up to date
  • Keeps office suite tidy and organized
  • Collects and distributes mail daily
  • Runs errands for the department of nursing
  • Uses the Xerox machine, and fax machine as requested
  • Maintains and organizes student permanent files in coordination with the Department of Nursing Admissions
  • and Progressions Coordinator
  • Provides clear explanations to students who call or walk in, of general studies, degree, and nursing admission
  • pre-requisite course requirements
  • Dedicates time each week to assist the Admissions and Progressions Coordinator with projects, assignments as instructed.

  • Must be professional in dress and communication
  • Must be reliable and on time
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Type accurately and possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Must be able to accurately take phone messages
  • Non-Nursing Majors Only
  • Must be a WAU Student

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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