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Skidmore College Summer Office Assistant, Opportunity Program in Saratoga Springs, New York

Summer Office Assistant

Works under the supervision of the Opportunity Program (OP) staff to support regular office functions throughout the summer academic terms.

Responsibilities include: greeting visitors in the office and maintaining sign-in records, answering phones, photocopying, running errands, filing, typing, data entry, preparing mailings, taking inventory of supplies, and other duties as assigned by OP staff. Must be trustworthy and capable of maintaining confidentiality in working with student personal information. Will be expected to support Summer Academic Institute student staff during the five-week summer program. Must be willing to work as part of a team and also have the ability to work independently.

Hours for the position are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Room & Board included.

Minimum Qualifications

Skidmore student or recent Skidmore graduate. Must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Office administration experience. Valid driver’s license.

Please submit an online application, cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and a diversity statement when applying.

Required documents needed to apply:

  • On-line application

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • List of Three References

  • Diversity Statement

    Pay Range: $15.00/hr

    In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.