MFA Program Assistant
Hiring Department: Creative Writing Dept.
Primary Supervisor: Steve Heller
Average number of Work Hours Per Week: 20
Hourly Pay Rate: $14.00
Student May Have to Work: Days and evenings
Room Number: 4th floor, #4100
Telephone Number and extension: 310-578-1080 ext. 202
Job Description and Any Special Skills:
This position will be supervised by MFA program coordinators.
MFA program assistant supports MFA Program Coordinators and other MFA team members in day-to-day duties, as well as during the MFA residencies in June and in December.
This position requires an organized person with attention to detail and a friendly customer service approach. The ideal candidate is a team player, has a positive attitude, and strong verbal and written communication skills. They must possess the ability to multitask and re-prioritize as additional tasks arise.
The job requires comfortable knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google applications (Word, Excel, Access, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc), and a willingness to learn new software applications. Adobe Acrobat is a plus, but we can provide training.
Job duties include:
– general administrative support
– maintaining filing system and database records
– greeting and assisting visitors to the program
– assistance during events (MFA residencies in June and December)
– set-up and breakdown of events
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain administrative and office experience, expand their practical computer skills, and work with a team of fun creative people.
Antioch University reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.
Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.