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Student Services Assistant

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
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College / University
Department Name

Herberger Inst Student Success

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is seeking an outgoing Student Services Assistant to support the academic success team for the Office of Student Success at the Tempe campus. The individual in this position will deliver exceptional customer service to the Institute's students including greeting visitors, scheduling appointments and providing answers to student inquiries.

Job Description

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is seeking an outgoing Student Services Assistant to support the academic success team for the Office of Student Success at the Tempe campus. The individual in this position will deliver exceptional customer service to the Institute's students including greeting visitors, scheduling appointments and providing answers to student inquiries.

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Working Environment
  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer workstation / laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, copier, and telephone.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field; OR, Four (4) years of administrative and/or program experience: OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

The Herberger Institute comprises the School of Art; School of Arts, Media and Engineering; The Sidney Poitier New American Film School; School of Music, Dance and Theatre; The Design School; and the ASU Art Museum. With 130 degree and certificate options, and programs ranked top 20 in art, design, music, theatre, digital culture, film, dance and more, plus a top university art museum, a leading immersive media facility, and national and international partnerships, the Herberger Institute is a powerhouse of art, culture and design.

Our mission is to position designers, artists, scholars and educators at the center of public life and prepare them to use their creative capacities to advance culture, build community and imaginatively address today's most pressing challenges.

The vision of the Herberger Institute is to advance the New American University by embedding designers, artists and arts-based inquiry at its core and throughout the communities it serves locally, nationally and internationally. With 7,000+ students, mare than 700 faculty members, and 130 program options, the Herberger Institute is committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school.

As part of Arizona State University, the most innovative university in the nation, the Herberger Institute seeks to drive and scale new ways for arts and design to have impact in our world. We invite you to join our work.

  • Creativity as a core 21st-century competency
  • Design and the arts as critical resources for transforming our society
  • Innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration and research
  • Social embeddedness
  • Projecting all voices
  • Excellence

Why work @ASU -

Total compensation at ASU is defined as more than the salary paid for the valuable work performed to support the success of our ASU students. It includes:
  • Salary and wages paid
  • Comprehensive package of affordable benefit plans and programs
  • Access to world-class educational opportunities at deeply discounted rates
  • ASU's total compensation estimator shows the approximate value of your overall compensation

ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.

Flexible work options
  • Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
  • Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.



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Scope of Search


Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Experience in arts and/or design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in office procedures.
  • Experience in establishing priorities.
  • Evidence of effective communication.
  • Experience with building strong relationships with diverse populations.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, AdobeSign, Saleforce, Google Drives, and PeopleSoft.
  • Experience in dealing with confidential and sensitive information.

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Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Essential Duties
  • Handles a large volume of in-person visitors, phone calls, and email inquiries; greets visitors and directs them appropriately, answers phone calls in a professional and courteous manner, and directs calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Answers student inquiries, assists with student concerns, and assists with scheduling student appointments.
  • Provides administrative support including scheduling meetings, monitoring academic advisor calendars, assisting students with registration form processing, and routing digital forms to other campus offices as necessary.
  • Manages the daily opening and closing of the Office of Student Success suite.
  • Provides training and support to front desk student employees.
  • Compiles routine reports.
  • Sends out weekly advising survey.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies and prepares supply orders.
  • Retrieves and distributes mail from mailroom and various offices on campus.
  • Reviews student records to confirm admission, major, and advising needs.
  • Assists with random assignments, special projects, advising matters, and activities as requested
  • Acts as a liaison to department, college, and university committees on issues related to academic success.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Salary Range

$20.00 - $20.50 per hour; DOE

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

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Advising & Admissions

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