Business Office Receptionist/Secretary


Business Office Receptionist/Secretary


Divine Word College has an immediate opening for a full-time Business Office Receptionist/Secretary. The Business Office Receptionist/Secretary is an at-will employee of the College and works with the Business Office Bookkeeper/Secretary, reporting directly to the Business Office Director.


Position description:  
  The receptionist is responsible for tasks assigned by the Business Office Director, greets visitors, and answers the switchboard, maintaining a high level of confidentiality. Performs a wide variety of routine accounting tasks, including entering cash receipts for the Business Office and the Development Office. Performs a variety of secretarial tasks for the Business Office Director including filing, typing, preparing reports, data entry, copy work and faxing. Reconciles the College checking accounts each month. Provides customer service to the public, students, faculty, staff, and SVDs during the workday. Greets and assists everyone who comes to the front entrance of Divine Word College.


Qualifications: High School diploma and clerical training or experience. Must be well organized and possess good human relations and communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and training on MIP Accounting Software required. Must be a proficient and accurate typist. Must be able to use PC, typewriter, calculator, computer, copy machine, postage meter and FAX machine, with a high level of accuracy.

Full-time position benefit package includes life, medical, dental insurance, vacation, paid holidays, 403(b) Flex Plan and tuition exchange program.

Send resume, cover letter, three work related references by email or regular mail to: Marlene Decker, Business Office Director at: or Divine Word College, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045.

Application deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Divine Word College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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