Office Assistant, Financial Aid

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Office Assistant, Financial Aid
Position Type Student
Number of Open Positions 1
Department Financial Aid (2550)
Campus Grantham
Supervisor G. Diane Shearer
Work Period Acad Yr 2017-18
Hours Per Week 8 -10
Duration of Appointment Spring, Summer
Work Schedule

I would like a student to work in the Financial Aid Office for Spring’18, working 8-10 hours per week, continue working full-time (40 hours per week) in the summer months and then continue in that same pattern for their remaining school years at Messiah College. I am looking for a freshmen or sophomore student.

Position Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for general office duties such as answering telephones, assisting students and parents with financial aid information, opening mail, filing, preparing mailings, using copier and fax. Also responsible for scanning and indexing documents into student records.

Major Preferred
Experience Required

Must have general computer knowledge including MS Word.

Experience Preferred
Skills, Characteristics Required for Position

Computer experience
Must be detail oriented, have good organizational skills, enjoy working with numbers.
Enjoy working with people.

Dress Code Requirements

Office/business casual – during summer work hours
Student attire – acceptable during the school year.

Special Working Conditions


Primary Duties

1. Scanning and Indexing student documents.
2. Answering telephones – giving general information to callers.
3. Assisting at front counter with students/parents/visitors.
4. Open mail.
5. Prepare mailings.
6. Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.

Secondary Duties

1. Assist staff members with special projects.
2. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline
Quicklink for Posting

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Reference #1 (Student Positions Only)