Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Thu Oct 26 2017 Job Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Ochre Court Receptionist, serving as the first point of contact with the University for many visitors, will provide a warm, welcoming, and professional first impression for all visitors. This position will have primary responsibilities including:
Greet all students, faculty, staff, and University visitors as they enter Ochre Court, the University's main administration building
Provide direction to visitors having business with administrative offices in the building
Announce visitors by phone to Office of the President, University Relations, Business Office, Purchasing Office, and Enrollment Management
Provide direction to visitors seeking other offices on campus
Answer basic questions about Salve Regina University
Answer questions about the history of Ochre Court to tourists who visit the building
Monitor the Ochre Court main hall for misuse
Water plants in Ochre Court main hall
Re-stock hand out materials in Ochre Court main hall
Keep a record of volume of daily visitors to Ochre Court
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The receptionist may be assigned additional clerical tasks including, but not limited to, stuffing information packets, collating, and labeling.
LICENSES, TOOLS, and EQUIPMENT
The receptionist will need to be fluent in the basics of Microsoft Office, particularly usage of the internet to access online University resources to find information to assist visitors.
A high school diploma or GED with at least 1 year of customer service experience is required with receptionist experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communications, organizational and interpersonal skills are required with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A pleasant and welcoming demeanor combined with a commitment to providing superior customer service is essential.
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrol...ls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 structures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.