WAU Student - Nursing Department Front Desk Receptionist

Location: Takoma Park, Maryland
Date Posted: 06-27-2018

Student Position (Non-Exempt)

Job Title Student Front Desk Receptionist

  Date Available July  2018

Department Nursing

  Salary: $12.25/hr.  
Hours: 1-5       20 Hours a week Monday-Friday    


  • 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
  • Answer the phone and take messages for personnel
  • Greet everyone that enters the department of nursing
  • Assist with miscellaneous work projects and assignments as instructed
  • Keep the bulletin boards organized and up to date (work alongside Professor Persaud)
  • Keep office suite tidy and organized
  • Collect and distribute mail daily
  • Run errands for the department of nursing
  • Using 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 have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • 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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