Office Assistant

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The Office Assistant supports Duke TIP administration, instructional staff, residential staff, students, and parents. The Office Assistant is supervised by and works collaboratively with the Operations Coordinator to establish and maintain the on-site office. The Office Assistant is a primary contact for parents who call the on-site office. The Office Assistant arrives with the administrative staff several days before the program begins. 

Qualifications

Prior to beginning employment, applicants are required to have successfully completed a minimum of one year of college (2 years for some programs.) Previous office experience is preferred; staff experience with a Duke TIP summer program or similar residential program for gifted youth is helpful. Excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently are required. A working knowledge of spreadsheet applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel and Google Drive) is needed. Applicants must possess a genuine interest in the academic, social, and emotional growth of adolescents, exhibit maturity and a positive attitude, and be willing to serve as a role model for students. Driver eligibility is preferred but not required. Eligible drivers must possess a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license, be at least 21 years old, have an approved driving record on file with at least three years of driving history, and be willing to drive Duke TIP vehicles.

Programs

Office Assistants are hired for the following programs:

CRISIS
Summer Studies
Field Studies

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)