OPCD – Student Assistant

Department:                                  OPCD

Job Title:                                         Student Assistant

Average hours per week:             10

Specific working hours:            We welcome students assistants at any point during the normal work day, but have a particular interest in the 12pm to 5pm range

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects.
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • No experience required – Will train.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders.
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop professional contacts