Work Study Opportunity in History Dept this Summer and 2018-19

Title: Office Assistant in the History Department (3229 Dwinelle)
Supervisor: Laura Marostica
Email resume to: lmarostica@berkeley.edu
Start date: when filled

Pay Rate: $13.75 hr

Job description:
The Front Office Assistant is responsible for assisting with all administrative and resource functions of the History Department.  Duties include handling general inquiries from a diverse population (including faculty, staff, students, and the general public), routine clerical work, basic data entry, maintaining alphabetical files, filing and office organization - under supervision and with direction.  May be involved in larger reorganization projects, including surveying rooms and equipment, moving and re-shelving books, and creating documents to report project results to supervisor.  Assist with maintenance of common rooms, including dusting, straightening furniture, and restocking paper and other supplies. History majors cannot be considered for this position.

Job requirements/qualifications:
Organizational and basic word-processing skills essential.  Familiarity with common office equipment (copier, document scanner, fax machine) and broader range of computer software skills (including Adobe Acrobat Professional, Excel, and Filemaker) desirable.  Ability to lift 25 pounds.  Reliability, attention to detail, mature judgment, and punctuality required.

Duration/work hours: Approximately 10-15 hours per week.  Schedule to be arranged but coinciding with the main office hours of M-F 9-12 and 1-4.  This is a summer position, but it is our desire to hire for both summer and the upcoming academic year. Start date negotiable, July 1 ideal.