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Temporary Clerical/Administrative Pool

Apply now Work type: Temporary Staff Pool
Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Business and Financial Affairs, Academic Affairs, College of Humanities & Social Science, College of Business of Economics, College of Fine & Performing Arts, College of Science & Engineering, Enrollment & Student Services, Fairhaven College, Huxley College, President, University Advancement, University Relations, Woodring College of Education, Administrative/Clerical

Position Title Temporary Clerical/Administrative Pool
About the University Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department Each department supports Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position

This temporary clerical/administrative pool is utilized across campus to support departmental needs.

Your total work hours will not exceed 1050 hours in any consecutive 12-month period from the original date of hire.

Each department may require a different set of skills.  Here is a basic list of responsibilities you may perform:

  • Reception responsibilities
  • File maintenance
  • Fiscal related duties
  • Departmental correspondences
Required Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Six months of clerical work experience
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office - including Word, Outlook
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse populations
  • Effective communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years of clerical/office experience
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel
Salary Dependent upon position 
Bargaining Unit Temporary employees who work more than 350 hours in a twelve month consecutive period from your original date of hire will be included in an appropriate bargaining unit.  Bargaining unit assignment dependent upon position.
Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Closing Date Notes Applications are reviewed by department as needed

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

Job no: 495865
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