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Front Desk Receptionist, part-time – KCUR

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KCUR 89.3

Do you enjoy front facing work with the excitement of back-office candor? KCUR is looking for an organized, people-oriented front desk receptionist for a fulfilling part-time role at our office in Kansas City.

Join our team in an interesting, challenging, and fun role, supporting the work of all staff. This position will share duties with the other receptionist.

Characteristic duties

  • Provide general office support
  • Greet and host guests, including talk show guests
  • Answer and handle all phone call and general emails
  • Maintain log of listener feedback
  • Distribute mail and handle packages
  • Report maintenance issues
  • Coordinate orders and distribution of office supplies once a month
  • Assist Membership department and Sponsorship sales team as needed
  • Maintain updated staff contact list
  • Handle general correspondence and provide office support
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired if necessary

Preferred qualifications

We believe a strong organization includes employees from a range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences, and passions. If you think quickly on your feet and provide calm, kind, and informed customer service, please apply and tell us more about yourself.

  • Two years of experience in a business, communications, media, educational or similar setting working with professionals and the public.
  • Experience in customer service and problem-solving is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various personalities.
  • Able to interact and communicate diplomatically with a wide variety of listeners and guests, external organizations, internal departments, management and other team members.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Full time/Part time

Part time, non-benefit eligible. Two days (16 hours) per week.

Application deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

Application instructions

Apply online here.

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Values commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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