Office Assistant

Events Center and Events and Conference Services​


Position Overview: Responsible for general and specialized clerical duties in an administrative office.  Office assistants are responsible for management of office functions including typing & proofreading, developing flyers and program materials, creating and working with databases, answering the phone, processing mailings, providing information to CMU and non-CMU constituents about CMU Events Center programs, and other duties as assigned.  May involve work with confidential financial data files. 



Minimum Qualifications:

·       Strong oral and written communication skills

·       Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality

·       Demonstrated organizational skills

·       Demonstrated ability to carry job through to completion with minimal supervision

·       Working knowledge of MS Office applications

·       Knowledge of residence life programs, University Recreation, Athletics, University Events and other campus offices and resources


Desired Qualifications:

·       Advanced knowledge of database management

·       Previous experience with website management

·       Advanced knowledge of graphic design applications (web and/or print-based)


Example of Duties(may vary depending on the Area Office):

·       Maintain data related to office activities (Events and Conference Services, Event Center      programs, Camps & Conferences, collaborated efforts with URec, University Events and CMU Athletics.)Reconcile credit card statements and maintain financial records

·       Complete reference checks

·       Manage meetings, professional staff calendars, and information

·       Assist in research projects and other data collection

·       Regularly review, implement, and enhance office procedures/operations

·       Other duties as assigned

​Certifications Requirement:

Current Adult, Child and Infant CPR (American Red Cross– preferred), A.E.D. Certification (preferred), and Right to Know training. If not currently certified, must obtain certification once position has been offered and accepted.

To Apply

Interested and qualified individuals should complete an on-line employment application and submit a résumé: Please direct any questions to the Assistant Director of Student Personnel (989) 774-3686, email ​