Financial Aid - Office Assistant

Posted 08/08/2013

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed professional to assume responsibilities in a full-time, 12-month position supporting the Office of Financial Aid.  Responsibilities include data entry, mail processing, file preparation and organization as well as development and assistance with various clerical tasks. This position will involve extensive computer interaction along with regular communication with prospective students, parents, and other offices and academic departments across the University campus.

An associate’s degree or combination of education and work experience required.  The successful candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills with the ability to recognize and follow through on priorities in a timely manner.  Must be personable, energetic, and have a customer service orientation.  Must have strong written and oral communication skills.  Proficiency in various software packages including Microsoft Office as well as experience with database management is an asset.  Ensure accurate and timely data-entry. We are seeking a high-energy person to work in a friendly, fun work environment.  Flexibility and a sense of humor a must!  Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job # FIN54 with current email address, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Shirley A. Rentz, Director of Human Resources, hr@mckendree.edu.   EEO/ADA