COLLEGE RECEPTIONIST AND ADMISSION ASSISTANT

Ursinus College is seeking a qualified individual for the position of College Receptionist and Admission Assistant with an anticipated start date of March 2014. The College Receptionist and Admission Assistant is a full-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.

The College Receptionist and Admission Assistant is the initial contact person for all constituencies contacting and visiting the college. The College Receptionist and Admission Assistant greets visitors, manages incoming calls, and schedules appointments. The College Receptionist and Admission Assistant assists operations in the Office of Admission with daily work, including extensive data entry and general clerical and administrative duties. Additionally, the College Receptionist and Admission Assistant is the back-up to the Office of Admission Receptionist, and works regularly at the admission receptionist desk on Saturday mornings from mid-September through mid-February. It is the responsibility of this position to provide professional, courteous, and effective services to all constituencies. The position reports directly to the Admission Operations Manager.

High school diploma (associate’s degree preferred), minimum two years related experience, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), demonstrated organizational skills, excellent writing and communication abilities, a commitment to customer service, and experience with a multiple-line switchboard are required. Candidates also must be available to work regularly on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from mid-September through mid-February, and must be willing to learn additional computer programs and campus database systems. The successful candidate should be energetic, positive, organized, creative, flexible, open-minded, independent yet also able to work very well as part of a team, and should possess a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, outstanding interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact easily with a wide variety of people including students, parents, alumni, and faculty.


Please send cover letter, résumé, and list of three references to Linda Mrak, admission operations manager, by email (admission@ursinus.edu) with “college receptionist” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.


Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. As such, Ursinus College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic in any student program or activity administered by the college or with regard to admission or employment.