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Office Assistant 1 at University of Houston

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:


Provides clerical office support to office staff by performing routine duties such as typing, filing, answering phones, and a variety of other office duties. Performs a variety of entry level office duties, which typically include one or more of the following:

  • Preparing and processing purchase vouchers, Service Center Requisitions, travel requests, travel vouchers and purchase requisitions.
  • Typing miscellaneous correspondence to staff, faculty, students and external businesses and individuals.
  • Answering the telephone and transferring calls to appropriate staff; taking messages.
  • Greeting visitors, answering questions, and resolving routine problems; referring visitors to appropriate staff.
  • Picking up mail and distributing it to staff; assisting with bulk mailing, compiling mailing lists, and preparing out-going mail for pick-up.
  • Assisting in preparing personnel and payroll records and maintaining employee time information.
  • Creating, retrieving and filing records electronically.
  • Assisting undergraduate students with registration, maintaining undergraduate database, maintaining undergraduate files, and other items that pertain to undergraduate students.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.
  • EEO/AAHigh school and 6 months experience.

    Requires a basic knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and simple mathematical functions like percentages, ratios, etc. as might normally be acquired through attainment of a high school diploma or GED.

    Requires a minimum of six (6) months of directly job-related experience.

    Additional Information:

    Preferred experience in data entry, filing, scheduling, and customer service, and advanced Excel skills. This is a front desk position, the candidate will be the first point of contact for students at the Service Center.

    Education may be substituted in lieu of experience.