Employment Position - Desk Assistant

Job Description:

A desk assistant provides information, support and services to residents. These functions are varied and extensive. Some responsibilities include:


  • Being a resource person about the department and the University
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Managing cash funds appropriately
  • Communicating with students, parents and University staff
  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Be a self-starter, dependable, creative and able to multi-task
  • Availability to train/work before and after hall opening and vacation periods
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information appropriately
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to schedule working hours daily between 8am and Midnight
  • Experience in a customer service or office setting is preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of the University environment and resources
  • Awareness of residence hall policies and procedures
A desk assistant works closely with the Residence Life Services Supervisor (RLSS) in the complex to develop a cohesive team that serves students.

Who To Contact:

Matthew Papa
Selleck/Kauffman/Neihardt
mpapa2@unl.edu
402-472-1078
Selleck or Neihardt Desk
Elizabeth Arthur
HSS/The Village
earthur2@unl.edu
402-472-1066
Smith Desk
Sandy Behrend
Burr/Fedde/Love/Husker
sbehrend2@unl.edu
402-472-1089
Burr Desk

TBA

Knoll/Eastside Suites/University Suites

402-472-1047

University Suites desk



Marian Coleman
Abel/Sandoz/Courtyards
mcoleman1@unl.edu
402-472-1014
Abel Desk

Job Details

Employment Period: Semester, year, summer

Starting Wage: $9.00/hr.

Web application available? Yes - http://unl.erezlife.com

Date of notification: On-going. Desk assistants are generally hired during the spring for the following academic year. Openings are based on need in each complex.

Hiring process: Application and interview

Notes:

  • A one year commitment (possibly including summer) is appreciated to facilitate adequate job continuity.
  • Full-time work may be available in the summer (in Selleck and The Courtyards).