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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Job Opportunity: Sigur Center Staff Assistant (Part-Time, Federal Work Study Award Required) (UPDATE: All positions have been fulfilled)
UPDATE: All positions have been fulfilled.
The Staff Assistant position is located in the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs. This position is primarily responsible for staffing the center's front desk which encompasses answering the main phone line, greeting visitors, and processing mail. Other administrative duties and special projects as assigned, such as creating spreadsheets and reports, data entry, editing, etc. as well as supporting Sigur Center events. The Staff Assistant also plays a central role in managing the Sigur Center's social enterprise -- our blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr accounts. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in Asian Studies and International Affairs to work closely with Asian Studies faculty, staff, and students as well as visiting scholars from Asia. Approximate Hours Per Week: 10-12
Hourly Wage: $10/hour
* Interest in/knowledge of International Affairs and Asia
* Some knowledge of an Asian foreign language
* Experience living, working, or studying in Asia * Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
* Administrative experience
* Must possess a Federal Work Study Award for the 2014-2015 academic year