Part-time, 20 hours per week, academic year position (10 months), no benefits, $13.00 per hour
The Parking Clerk/Receptionist enters data about parking permits, parking citations, fees and fines into a computer data base. Acts as a receptionist in the police station, providing direction and assistance to students, staff, faculty, and visitors
The Parking Clerk/Receptionist takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Work schedule: generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 or 8:30 AM - 12:00 or 12:30 PM.
Schedule may vary during school holidays.
- Enters data into the Amherst College Police Automated Record Management System.
- Maintains records of parking citations issued and creates a boot immobilization and/or tow list for the parking enforcement.
- Issues permits to Faculty, Staff, and Students.
- Provides temporary permits to visitors.
- Processes fees and fines related to parking management in the College's Datatel system.
- Greets visitors to the Amherst College Police Station and provides information or direction to information.
- Answers the College's main telephone exchange and directs callers to requested or appropriate individuals or offices.
- Supports the office function of the department in the acquisition of office supplies and resources.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Strong attention to detail
- Demonstrated problem solving, organizational and time management skills including managing and prioritizing multiple tasks
- Demonstrated interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills, as well as exercise diplomacy
- Requires sensitivity to issues of confidentiality
- Commitment to, experience with, and/or ability to work effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, staff, public officials, civic and community groups, and the general public.
- Experience using office equipment such as multi-line telephones, copiers, scanners and facsimile machines
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Preferred Associate's Degree
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references, or complete the online application. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.
Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state.
The college's community is composed of about 1,800 students from 49 states, plus D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty.
The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary (https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/wildlife-sanctuary) and the Book & Plow Farm (http://www.bookandplowfarm.com/); three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum (https://www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/), Beneski Museum of Natural History (https://www.amherst.edu/museums/naturalhistory) and Mead Art Museum (https://www.amherst.edu/museums/mead); and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst a great place to work, learn and live!