Job Details

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 1727293
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants

Temporary Administrative Assistant - Open Pool


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Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is one of the nation's first engineering and technology universities to innovate and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI has a lot to offer such as extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty members at the top of their fields, state-of-the-art research facilities, and a diverse community teeming with activity.

WPI is seeking part-time Administrative Assistants on a temporary basis to cover various departments on campus. This is an Open Pool position so there may or may not be available openings at this time, however, when an opening occurs, then a hiring manager will select from a pool of applicants on an as needed basis.

We are looking for individuals who are efficient and comfortable being assigned to a team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential. The ideal candidate will possess the organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with all levels of personnel. Must also be resourceful, a good problem solver, organized and have the ability to prioritize. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in the position.

Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required.

Qualified applicants will be contacted directly. Your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. If you wish to be considered for positions beyond that date, then you must reapply.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references for consideration.

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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