Student Assistant
Job#: 1020033
Positions: 1
Posted: 01/09/2019
Job Type: Student Position
Location: Tempe, AZ
Department: ASU Foundation
Category: Engagement Programs
Salary: Student
Benefits: No Benefits
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Job Description

ASU Foundation— Engagement - Student Assistant

ASU Enterprise Partners is a global-reaching non-profit based in Tempe, AZ. We raise resources to support students, researchers and programs at Arizona State University so that they can improve the world.
As is customary at ASU, we operate a little differently: not only do we cultivate philanthropy, we also identify real estate, technology transfer, international partnership and defense research opportunities that yield private support for the university. You can learn more about each of these entities at www.asuenterprisepartners.org.

Who we are:
Our team is varied—fundraisers, designers, scholars, financial wizards, ex-CEOs, filmmakers, venture capitalists, inventors, volunteers—and each member brings a different perspective to our vision.
Regardless of background, we share a mission that we can help, that quality higher education should be accessible—no matter from where one comes—and that we are responsible for the wellbeing of the communities we live in and serve.
Want to advance the most innovative university in the country—and your work?
Join us.
There is no single career journey at Enterprise Partners. Roles often shift as passions are discovered. You’ll be encouraged to look across the organization to determine if new areas are of interest—whether in fundraising, real estate development, social media or something else. Training courses are offered every week, and our main offices face ASU’s Tempe campus, where our employees’ tuition is significantly reduced.
Our advancement opportunities are real—and so is the ability to be part of an intellectually stimulating, people-focused, mission-driven team doing meaningful work in a beautiful, vibrant, sunlit location.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The ASU Foundation for A New American University’s (ASUF) Sun Devil Family Association team is currently hiring for a student assistant. Key duties include performing detailed administrative tasks; including database entry, filing, copying, mailings and event attendance at many high profile University events including New Student Orientation, Fall Welcome, Family Weekend and Homecoming. Event duties entail; setting up information booths, greeting parents, gathering contact data, distributing parent literature, answering questions and packing booth materials after each session. Professional dress attire is required for all events. Other tasks include assisting at ASU football tailgates, Women & Philanthropy and/or President’s Club events. Professional attire is required (for example - ASU polo shirt and dress slacks).

This position will work 15-20 hours per week and requires flexible availability including some early morning hours along with evening and weekend hours. This position also requires summer availability.

 

What you'll do:

• Maintain computer and/or hard-copy files containing confidential records in an organized manner to ensure the accurate and fast retrieval of information
• Handle conversion of paper files to computer network
• Provide excellent customer service
• Work Sun Devil Family Association events
• Must be comfortable working with the public
• Must be comfortable independently working at a desk
• Assist with mailings and special projects
• Assist with meeting and event arrangements, preparation and clean up
• Assist with SDFA scholarship program
• Handle data entry for listserv and regional groups, tracking reports, survey data, department needs and other duties as assigned


Skills/Requirements
What you'll need
• Collaborative and professional style
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
• Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
• Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
• Strong knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word
• Ability to quickly learn new software programs as needed
• Knowledge of departmental workflow process
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including some nights and possible weekends

Education/Qualifications
A current student at Arizona State University pursuing a degree. Must be willing to learn and be able to work well with others. Student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement. Previous event experience preferred.

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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