Wake Forest Scholars Office – Administrative/Communication Support

Department:                                  Wake Forest Scholars Office

Job Title:                                         Administrative/Communication Support

Average hours per week:             5

Specific working hours:

  • attend bi-weekly departmental meeting; rare but occasional help with evening or weekend on-campus event

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
  • 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Create content calendars, develop and distribute text and video-based content, monitor social media channels and support promotional and marketing efforts.

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
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills through writing or editing
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations