rECEPTIONIST (S650)
POSTING DATE: July 22, 2014
LOCATION:

Wayland Baptist University - Lubbock Campus

SUPERVISED BY:

Assistant Executive Director/Campus Dean

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Receptionist is responsible to receives students and visitors, forwards telephone messages, posts mail, may accept student payments, and types documents.  This person also assists with registrations, and graduations.

SPECIFIC TASKS
AND DUTIES:

1.  Take incoming phone calls and route to appropriate staff persons in a courteous, positive approach at all times.

2.  Greet students, prospective students, and visitors, and refer to appropriate staff persons in a courteous, positive approach at all times.

3.  Monitor and respond to e-mail messages for the Campus, which includes checking messages daily, response given daily and/or routed to appropriate persons.

4.  Post mail to Plainview and send daily. 

5.  Assists with registrations as necessary.

6.  Assists with graduation.

7.  Prepare and mail library list to Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University libraries circulation desks by second week of term.

8.  Assist with classroom and faculty supplies needs.

9.  May be asked to proctor tests and mail or fax to the instructors as needed.

The above statements are not a complete list of responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this position. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by Assistant Executive Director/Campus Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and License:

1.  High School Diploma or GED

2.  Must have at least one (1) year of college or university.

Experience & Knowledge:

1.  Two (2) years of general office experience.

2.  Provide experience in the area of customer service.

3.  Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing confidential files and records, designing forms, proper business letter formats, envelope addressing and other office procedures and terminology.

4.   A knowledge of how to apply Christian principles in the work place is also required.

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Good verbal and written communication skills.

2.  Must have working experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

3.  An in-depth understanding of, and commitment to, the “team” and “servant leadership” concepts is essential to advancing the Lubbock Campus mission. 

4.  Possess strong administrative skills.

5.  Ability to manage multiple tasks is essential.

6.   Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills.

7.  Ability to prioritize tasks.  

8.  Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with others.

Additional Requirements:

Must have no delinquent or defaulted Student Loans.  A credit check may be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

1. Letter of Interest

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement (Link to Application Below)

https://www2.wbu.edu/jobapp/empapp.aspx

3. Current Resume

4. List of Current References

Please send this information to:

Dr. David Bishop, Executive Director/Campus Dean Wayland Baptist University - Lubbock Campus

801 North Quaker Ave
Lubbock, TX 79416
Phone: (806) 785-9285
Fax: (806) 785-9288

Email: bishop@wbu.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Position will remain open until filled.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.