The Office of Student Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University Peabody Conservatory is seeking an energetic, organized, and motivated individual to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment focused on student development and wellness. Reporting to the Director of Student Affairs, this position provides general administrative support to the Student Affairs office suite (Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Leadership and Engagement, Disability Resources).
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 850 public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.
Essential Job Duties
Assist the offices in the suite by triaging visitors, purchasing supplies and general office duties
Field and respond to questions and information requests from all levels of internal (faculty, staff, students) and external individuals and organizations regarding policies, procedures and services under the purview of the office
Exercise independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems. Help coordinate and facilitate the collaboration of Peabody departments to deliver services
Coordinate locker rentals
Maintain Student Affairs web pages
Create and maintain various databases
Answer phones, screen calls and relay messages. Sort and distribute mail.
Oversee Campus bulletin boards
Establish and maintain filing systems, office supplies and materials distribution
Assist Director of Student Affairs with any other duties as assigned
Note: This position will work 20 hours per week
HS/GED required. Three years of experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Good communication skills (oral and written).
Good computer skills (Word, Access, Excel).
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Knowledge of music educational environment/knowledge of classical music
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.