Switchboard Receptionist

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
position summary:

Do you like people? Then OMSI’s Switchboard Receptionist position may be right for you! The Switchboard Receptionist is responsible for providing switchboard services for OMSI, greeting guests, and providing data entry and clerical support for the Event and Program Sales departments. The Switchboard Receptionist will also answer incoming telephone calls from outside guests and provide information; greet visitors and provide basic paid job information, such as the OMSI application form, job postings on the Employment Opportunity bulletin board and volunteer opportunities; provide clerical support for Program and Event Sales: data entry, typing, filing, client contracts and weekly reports; maintain knowledge of events happening museum wide; maintain OMSI’s staff phone directory and basic functions of their position to accurately connect callers; maintain recorded information available to the public via the phone tree; manages museum room scheduling system and coordinates with internal departments to book their meeting or event.

Salary / Pay Rate:Pay: $10.47-$12.55
Required Skills and Abilities:The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of a TTY telephone phone system; computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook, Scheduler Plus, Act!, Patron Edge and Financial Edge; excellent organizational skills with attention to detail to handle and prioritize multiple tasks; excellent verbal and communication skills to present professional, positive image over the phone and in person; and demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Qualifications:Candidate will have a minimum 1 year working with the public and handling multiple line telephones and a minimum 1 year experience with computer data entry. Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment checks such as a criminal background check and reference checks. A minimum 6 months general office experience is preferred. If this sounds like the perfect position, please visit www.omsi.edu/employment to apply! Applications are available to download on our website, as well as pick up in the Employment Office. To submit your application you have the option to fax, email, mail or drop off in person your completed application materials to: OMSI Attention: Human Resources 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Or Fax: 503-239-7818 or Email: [email protected] OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
website link:www.omsi.edu/employment