Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA 02115

Posted: 07/31/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 84275

Our prominent higher education client in Boston, MA is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team. In this contract role, you will provide interview coordination in a high volume admissions office by scheduling interviews, answering phones, and other assigned tasks. If you have prior office experience and intermediate to advanced knowledge of email calendar, apply today!

Responsibilities for the Administrative Assistant:
  • Provide interview coordination for high volume admissions office
  • Schedule applicants for interview
  • Prepare daily folders for interviewees
  • Answer phones and respond to email inquiries
  • Provide logistical support for visiting applicants four to five days a week, every week
  • Conduct campus tours
  • Arrange for use of facilities
  • Plan meetings
  • Manage front desk as needed

Requirements for the Administrative Assistant:
  • Prior office experience
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of email calendar
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

Contract Employee Benefits:
  • Health and Dental
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized health and dental insurance coverage upon completion of 120 hours on assignment within four (4) consecutive weeks working a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week.
  • Paid Sick Leave
    • Contract employees who are employed to work in the Commonwealth of MA may accrue and use up to forty (40) hours of paid sick leave per calendar year in increments of no less than one (1) hour.
  • 401(k) Plan
    • Regularly recruited contract employees, who are U.S. citizens aged twenty-one (21) or older, are eligible to contribute to KNF&T’ s retirement savings plan with Fidelity Investments.
  • Short Term Disability
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized short term disability, covering up to 12 weeks of a disability including maternity leave.
  • Free Training
    • KNF&T uses a state of the art e-Learning software training system. We encourage all our contractors to take advantage of this training, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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