Undergraduate Apprentices should have (or have the potential for developing) the basic office skills described below and a desire to learn more about the humanities and humanities research.
Some office experience is helpful but not essential. Skills required include: knowledge of office procedures and equipment; ability to maintain a regular schedule, a professional demeanor, and a presentable office space, to follow instructions, to work without supervision, to take accurate messages, to finish projects efficiently, and provide status reports; willingness to initiate and anticipate tasks, to offer assistance to other staff, and to learn new skills. There will be a possible opportunity for summer employment of up to 20 hours per week.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Organize projects that further the Center’s outreach to undergraduates
- Create archives of the Center’s publicity (flyers, programs, posters, announcements)
- Assist with the visits of scholars from outside the university
- Answering phone taking accurate messages
- Enter data, copy and collate documents, and prepare bulk mailings
- Assist with maintaining Glasscock Center public and internal calendars
- Assist with basic social media updates (example: creating Facebook events)
- Monitor and replenish office supplies
- Keep office area, copy room, and kitchen organized and neat
- Set up the Center’s Library for lectures and other events (technology, seating, tables, refreshments, etc.)
- Miscellaneous tasks as required
In addition to joining an administrative team, undergraduate assistants will be expected to take advantage of some of the Center’s regular humanities lunches, dinners with visiting scholars, workshops, seminars, and lectures.
APPLICATION: Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled soon thereafter.
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Please include the following along with the online application form:
- A brief resume listing employment, internships, and activities