Classics- Assistant

Department:                                  Classics

Job Title:                                         Student: Classics – Assistant

Average hours per week:             6

Specific working hours:

  • Average 2/hours day for 3/days week–flexible

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items
  • May also organize and conduct special events that may include ticket sales, design and produce print publications, gather, interpret and disseminate information
  • Assists departments and organizations in providing excellent customer service
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events
  • Provide customer service in person and over the phone
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing
  • Create content calendars, develop and distribute text and video-based content, monitor social media channels and support promotional and marketing efforts
  • We would welcome a student with a background in Latin or someone with strong organization skills and attention to detail

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Develop practical competence through obtaining experience relating to their degree
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Develop cognitive and interpersonal skills that are measurable and transferable
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop professional contacts
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills through writing or editing
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and rationale for departmental safety regulations and proper use of equipment
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
  • Gain supervisory skills by managing the work or time of other student employees.